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Moreno seeks precision medicine for genetic heart condition

Posted on April 9, 2021

“Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, an inherited cardiac disease in which the heart muscle becomes very thick, affects one in 500 people and is the leading cause of sudden cardiac death in young people. Unfortunately, there is no drug therapy that modifies the disease or reduces the risk of death, despite nearly 50 years of research into the genetic condition.”