Tuesday, 28 May 2024 13:13

Stroke: gene variants can increase the likelihood of cardiovascular disease Featured

Using large-scale genome-wide association studies, researchers have identified several genes that influence the risk of stroke and cardiovascular disease. Professor Martin Dichgans, Director of the Institute for Stroke and Dementia Research at LMU Hospital and a scientist in the SyNergy Cluster of Excellence, is convinced that genetic information can be used to identify potential targets for drug treatment.