Items Tagged ‘long QT syndrome’

January 28, 2021

First hybrid gene therapy shows early promise in treating long QT syndrome

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

In a new study published in Circulation, Mayo Clinic researchers provide the first preclinical, proof-of-concept study for hybrid gene therapy in long QT syndrome, a potentially lethal heart rhythm condition. Researchers demonstrated its potential therapeutic efficacy in two in vitro model systems using beating heart cells reengineered from the blood samples of patients with type […]

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Tags: #Dr. Michael Ackerman, #gene therapy, #News release, Circulation, congenital heart disease, Genetics, long QT syndrome, mayo clinic, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, Minnesota News Releases


April 13, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Launches Eight Genetic Testing Panels for Cardiac Disorders

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

Do you come from a family with a history of heart problems? Worried you may have inherited a cardiac condition? There’s great news coming out of Mayo Clinic to aid in diagnosing and managing these complex disorders. It’s just one more example of how all the Mayo Clinic teams are working together to improve the […]

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Tags: Brugada syndrome, Cardiac, cardiomyopathy, center for individualized medicine, dilated cardiomopthy, genetic, Genetic Testing, genomic medicine, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, long QT syndrome, Marfan syndrome, mayo clinic


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