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Researchers provide genetic associations from a genome-wide scan for cardiovascular disease traits
Date:9/19/2007

evelop new hypotheses for further research.

The NCBI web site has the added advantage of linking into dozens of other databases, thereby providing access to other relevant human and animal data. The free exchange of data will accelerate the discovery of pathways to human disease, said Emelia J. Benjamin, MD, ScM, a professor of medicine at BUSM and one of the contributing authors.

The Framingham Heart Study 100K project has investigated hundreds of phenotypes and as such it is among the largest genome-wide association studies of its kind, representing the first set of genome-wide association findings from the FHS, notes Christopher J. O'Donnell, MD, MPH, FHS, associate director and senior advisor to the NHLBI director for genome research. These results set the stage for the launch of a much larger and more powerful NHLBI-funded genome-wide association study in the FHS known as SHARe (SNP Health Association Resource), which will be available in the fall of 2007.

Together, these projects will provide a number of opportunities for scientists to take advantage of the wealth of data collected by FHS over several decades in an ethically responsible way, added Daniel Levy, MD, FHS director.

The Framingham Heart Study dataset is another example of the groundbreaking collaboration of researchers from Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health and from the NHLBI, said Karen Antman, MD, dean of BUSM and provost of Boston University Medical Campus. Our researchers make extraordinary contributions that continuously improve the well-being of people all over the world.


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