Researchers uncover lung function genes

An international team of researchers have identified lung tissue genes that they say drives variations in lung function and susceptibility to COPD. Led by Ma’en Obeidat and colleagues from the University of British Columbia Center for Heart Lung Innovation the research team overlaid the largest genome-wide association for lung tissue gene expression (eQTL, study) with the largest GWAS ...

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