International Society of Hypertension

Genetics of Blood Pressure - Still Hoping After All These Years

Stephen Harrap and Fadi Charchar are still waiting for genetics to deliver.

With the advent of human genome sequencing in 2000, it was expected that within ten years research would deliver
clinically useful results offering new means of prevention and possibly new treatment of high blood pressure.

Stephen Harrap and Fadi Charchar are still waiting for genetics to deliver, and share their critical views in a paper entitled "Genetics of blood pressure - still hoping after all these years".

 

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