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Geisinger receives $2.8 million to study genetic causes of high cholesterol

Researchers at Geisinger, the central Pennsylvania-based health system, received a $2.8 million grant to study the genetic causes of high cholesterol and, in time, improve detection and family screening for familial hypercholesterolemia, often referred to as FH. People with FH have very high LDL cholesterol levels, and FH is the most common genetic cause of ...

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