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Researchers Take Step in Unlocking the Causes of Congenital Heart Disease

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Caption: Jonathan R. Kaltman, M.D., of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, and Richard Lifton, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Genetics at Yale University, discuss findings from the first large-scale gene sequencing analysis of congenital heart disease. The findings, which were published online March 12, 2013, in the journal Nature, will inform future research into the causes of congenital heart disease.

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