We read with great interest the review by Trépo and Valenti on recent developments
in genetics of NAFLD,1 which highlighted the need for further confirmation of the
association between the rs2642438 (p.A165T) variant in the mitochondrial...
Between 2014 and 2023, 100,000 UK Biobank participants are undergoing brain, heart and abdominal MRI, as well as DXA and carotid ultrasound scans. In this review, authors provide a detailed overview of the rationale for the collection of these...
Sek Kathiresan MDTerrific summary of the world’s superspreading events (malls, churches, office building, sports stadiums, bars,...) and lessons we can take away regarding risk.
How the coronavirus spreads in those everyday places we visit - The Salt Lake Tribune
My personal reflections on what I've learned trying to make healthcare better across different sectors of the industry.
Sek Kathiresan MD“It’s easier to write and talk about fixing things than it is to actually fix them.”
This lesson resonated with me based on my own personal transition from academy to industry
Really terrific piece by @sacjai
The government’s disease-fighting agency is conflating viral and antibody tests, compromising a few crucial metrics that governors depend on to reopen their economies. Pennsylvania, Georgia, Texas, and other states are doing the same.
An understanding of protective immunity to SARS-CoV-2 is critical for vaccine and public health strategies aimed at ending the global COVID-19 pandemic. A key unanswered question is whether infection with SARS-CoV-2 results in protective immunity...
The global COVID-19 pandemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus has made the development of a vaccine a top biomedical priority. In this study, we developed a series of DNA vaccine candidates expressing different forms of the SARS-CoV-2 Spike (S)...
Background Despite the greater prevalence of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) in subjects with ischemic heart disease (IHD), premature IHD, and severe hypercholesterolemia (low-density lipoprotein ≥190 mg/dl), overall prevalence estimates are not...