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Finding causal genes underlying risk for coronary artery disease

Previous genome-wide association studies of coronary artery disease (CAD) have discovered multiple susceptibility loci but have largely failed to uncover causal genes. A new study identifies hundreds of likely causal genes underlying the genetic risk for CAD.

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Fig. 1: Filtering GWAS loci into causal genes and variants.


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Auer, P.L. Finding causal genes underlying risk for coronary artery disease. Nat Genet 54, 1768–1769 (2022).

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