Tag Archive: gene variants

Sep 26 2013

African American Blood Pressure Study Identifies New Gene Variants

A new study detailing the largest-ever genetic analysis of blood pressure in African Americans has identified five gene variants linked to the trait.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/african-american-blood-pressure-study-identifies-new-gene-variants/

Feb 19 2013

Study Finds Link Between Genes and Lifespan

Several gene variants can influence a person’s potential lifespan by either raising the probability of developing a disease or by providing protection from disease, according to new research from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-study-finds-link-between-genes-and-lifespan/