Screening the dark genome for disease

20:00 EDT 2 Apr 2017 | AAAS

(Duke University) Researchers have developed a method to swiftly screen non-coding DNA for links to diseases with complicated genetic components. The technique could revolutionize modern medicine's understanding of the genetically inherited risks of developing heart disease, diabetes, cancer, schizophrenia and many others, and lead to new treatments.

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