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PCSK9 Inhibitors For Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a genetic disorder that causes abnormally high levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), a risk factor for early onset cardiovascular diseases such as stroke or heart attack. FH is often caused…


CRISPR Goes Viral

In the 1980s, scientists discovered that bacterial genomes held arrays of repeating DNA sequences with unique intermittent strings of viral DNA. They named this configuration Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR) and later found…