University of Ottawa Release: Largest Genetic Coronary Artery Disease Study to Date Shows Hard Evidence of the Link Between Inflammation and Heart Disease

Published: Dec 03, 2012

OTTAWA, Dec. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) participated in the largest genetic study of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) to date. Researchers from the CARDIoGRAMplusC4D Consortium report the identification of 15 genetic regions newly associated with the disease, bringing to 46 the number of regions associated with CAD risk.

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