Researchers Use Sequencing Technique to Identify Genetic Cause of Congenital Heart Disease in At-Risk Patients
A recent study from Vidu Garg, MD, Kim L. McBride, MD, MS, and Peter White, PhD, at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is the first to demonstrate that whole exome sequencing can be applied to clinical testing of congenital heart disease, the most common type of birth defect, affecting 40,000 births per year in the United States.
$2.5 Million Grant Supports Calcific Aortic Valve Disease Research at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Vidu Garg, MD, Joy Lincoln, PhD, and Brenda Lilly, PhD, all in the Center for Cardiovascular Research at The Research Institute, were awarded the four-year grant to continue working to identify what causes CAVD, the most common valvular disorder in developed countries.
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