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Integrated Analysis of Gene Expression, Genetics and Epigenetics

HomeRetina and VitreousAge-Related Macular Degeneration and other Causes of Choroidal Neovascularization

Title: Integrated Analysis of Gene Expression, Genetics and Epigenetics Suggests a Role for Lipid Metabolilsm in Involved in Age-Related Macular Deneneration
Author: Margaret DeAngelis, M.D., Ph.D, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Date: 01/04/2014
Keywords/Main Subjects: Polygenic; Multifactorial Inheritance; Genetic disease; Genome; ARMD; Whole exome sequencing; Epigentics; ABCA1
Diagnosis: None
Brief Description: This is a research presentation on the use of SNPs and genomics to determine genes associated with ARMD. In particular, ABCA1, a cholesterol efflux pum protein in the statin pathway, is discussed as a gene important in ARMD risk.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15406
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