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Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a condition that affects the heart’s ability to pump blood effectively due to the thickening (hypertrophy) of the heart muscle which becomes stiff as a result.
Study combines gene editing and stem cell technologies to predict person’s risk for heart disease

Study combines gene editing and stem cell technologies to predict person’s risk for heart disease

Gene editing technology predicts heart disease risk

Gene editing technology predicts heart disease risk

Penn research team identifies novel therapeutic target for heart disease

Penn research team identifies novel therapeutic target for heart disease

HCM mutation prevents the heart from increasing pumping force, study shows

HCM mutation prevents the heart from increasing pumping force, study shows

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patient maintains active lifestyle while minimizing risk

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patient maintains active lifestyle while minimizing risk

Patients at risk of heart disease do not always understand genetic test results

Patients at risk of heart disease do not always understand genetic test results

New, sensitive screening test may allow clinicians to accurately detect Pompe disease

New, sensitive screening test may allow clinicians to accurately detect Pompe disease

Researchers working towards developing computer model for predicting heart health

Researchers working towards developing computer model for predicting heart health

Scientists question CRISPR human embryo editing claims

Scientists question CRISPR human embryo editing claims

Study shows new method for repairing disease-causing mutation in human embryos

Study shows new method for repairing disease-causing mutation in human embryos

Research shows great potential of embryonic gene editing to prevent inherited diseases

Research shows great potential of embryonic gene editing to prevent inherited diseases

Safe under the ACA, patients with preexisting conditions now fear bias

Safe under the ACA, patients with preexisting conditions now fear bias

UM SOM scientists identify mutated gene that may be key player in heart disease

UM SOM scientists identify mutated gene that may be key player in heart disease

Newly developed ultrafast cardiac imaging test changes clinical management in one-third of patients

Newly developed ultrafast cardiac imaging test changes clinical management in one-third of patients

Moderate exercise may benefit patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Moderate exercise may benefit patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Technical heart surgery procedure to be demonstrated at Arab Health 2017

Technical heart surgery procedure to be demonstrated at Arab Health 2017

Research shows how machine-learning models can interpret echocardiographic images and enable HCM diagnosis

Research shows how machine-learning models can interpret echocardiographic images and enable HCM diagnosis

Heart specialists to examine benefit of ECG screening for student athletes

Heart specialists to examine benefit of ECG screening for student athletes

New stem-cell model of heart tissue unravels mechanisms linked to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

New stem-cell model of heart tissue unravels mechanisms linked to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Sudden cardiac death in patients with HCM rarely linked to sport activity

Sudden cardiac death in patients with HCM rarely linked to sport activity