Polygenic risk scores may predict CAD


Two genome-wide polygenic risk scores were able to predict prevalent CAD in patients, according to a study published in Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine.
“There is a lot of interest not only in the science arena, but also in the general community about using genetics to capture information about disease risk,” Guillaume Lettre, PhD, associate professor at the Montreal Heart Institute and Universite de Montreal, said in a press release. “This research is exciting, as genetic testing is becoming more powerful, affordable and easy, often requiring only a swab of one’s


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