Genetic Testing

Genetic testing, or DNA testing, determines bloodlines and can provide the genetic diagnosis of cardiac diseases.

News | February 04, 2011
February 4, 2011 – Researchers at the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) Undiagnosed Diseases Program (UDP) have...
News | January 31, 2011
January 31, 2011 – Parental history of heart disease nearly doubles a person’s risk in all regions of the world, even...
News | October 28, 2010
October 28, 2010 - The first patent related to specific human blood protein variant biomarkers related to...
News | May 14, 2010
May 14, 2010 — A partnership to develop cardiovascular genomic diagnostic testing devices has been signed between GE...
News | March 26, 2010
March 24, 2010 — Several genes are associated with heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure, and can determine...
Technology | November 18, 2009
November 17, 2009 – A new genetic test to detect familial dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), the FAMILION DCM Test, was...
News | October 16, 2009
October 16, 2009 – Correlagen recently expanded its CardioGeneScan test, the first comprehensive genetic test for the...

The vPredict Optical Catheter System is being developed to analyze the chemical makeup of plaque using Raman spectrography. The light-based technology uses a series of fiberoptics that contact the vessel wall.

Feature | September 17, 2009 | Dave Fornell
Ruptured vulnerable plaque (VP) is blamed for the majority of acute myocardial infarctions and many strokes, but...
News | August 31, 2009
September 1, 2009 – CardioDx said last week it successfully completed its multicenter validation study for Corus CAD...
News | July 09, 2009
July 9, 2009 – According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the ongoing economic crisis is putting pressure on...
News | June 05, 2009
June 5, 2009 - Utilizing next generation sequencing and the latest advancements in sequence capture, genomic and...
Technology | April 10, 2009
April 20, 2009 - BioReference Laboratories Inc. is now offering next- generation sequencing testing for Dilated...
News | April 09, 2009
April 9, 2009 - According to research presented last week at ACC, patients with the CYP2C19*2 genotype had more...
News | March 20, 2009
March 20, 2009 - ARCA biopharma Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing genetically targeted therapies for heart...
News | March 20, 2009
March 20, 2009 - BRAHMS AG of Hennigsdorf, Germany and Annapolis, MD, recently submitted a 510(k) file to the FDA to...