Study reveals links between blood vessel biology and heart disease risk
Genetic alterations in cells lining blood vessels contribute to coronary artery disease, with implications for diagnostic and treatment strategies
Support for this study was provided by the Variant-to-Function Initiative at Broad; the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; the National Human Genome Research Institute, BroadIgnite, and other sources.
Schnitzler GK, Kang H, et al. “Mapping the convergence of genes for coronary artery disease onto endothelial cell programs.” Nature. DOI: 10.1038/s41586-024-07022-x.