Jul 1, 2020

Mayo researchers earn NIH award to study use of genetic risk scores for heart disease in diverse populations

By Susan Murphy @susanmurphy
In recognition of their high impact work of advancing the field of genetic risk profiling for disease risk stratification, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Mayo Clinic researchers Iftikhar Kullo, M.D. and Richard Sharp Ph.D. part of $75 million in funding over five years to improve the role [...]
Mayo researchers earn NIH award to study use of genetic risk scores for heart disease in diverse populations
Jun 29, 2020

Mayo Clinic COVID-19 modeling for patients, communities

By Susan Murphy @susanmurphy
By Elizabeth Zimmermann| Discovery's Edge Building predictions based on a set of variables, an effort called modeling, has gotten a lot of airtime during the COVID-19 pandemic. Understanding both the virus and the disease, including how it spreads and its impacts on population health, guides advice to the public on how [...]
Mayo Clinic COVID-19 modeling for patients, communities
Jun 23, 2020

Controversial CRISPR case in China raises stakes for how genetic research is conducted

By Jay Furst @jayfurst
Mayo Clinic colleagues take a close look at what went wrong with the process in China and how it challenged the implicit "social contract" between science and society In November 2018, a Chinese biophysicist used a gene-editing technique known by the acronym CRISPR to edit human embryos for reproductive purposes, and [...]
Controversial CRISPR case in China raises stakes for how genetic research is conducted

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