“Are My Genes OK? Maybe I Can Try On Something Else,” featuring Dr. Daniel Judge

Catherine Badalamenti
June 07, 2021

May Heart Lecture

“Are My Genes OK? Maybe I Can Try On Something Else”

We have more than 20,000 different genes, with countless variations throughout humanity. This makes all of us unique, but it can predispose us to different diseases. In the past two decades, the technology used to identify abnormal genes has made genetic testing routine in clinical practice. Now the challenge facing us is how best to react to genetic tendencies to cardiovascular (and other) diseases.