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DNA of 100,000 Kaiser Permanente members genotyped in 15 months, creating novel resource for research

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

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Resulting Data Will Provide Novel Resource for Accelerating Research One of the nation’s largest and most diverse genomics projects reached its first major milestone in just 15 months. Scientists have genotyped the DNA and analyzed the telomere lengths in more than 100,000 Kaiser Permanente Northern California members who agreed to be part of the research. […]

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Health surveillance tool: Study’s first results say stroke rate down, with uptick among younger adults

Thursday, May 26, 2011

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The rate of ischemic stroke among 11 million people enrolled in 15 health plans across the country decreased 15 percent from 2000 to 2008 according to research results presented in March by Steve Sidney, MD, associate director for clinical research at the Division of Research at Kaiser Permanente Northern California. Sidney presented Cardiovascular Research Network […]

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RPGEH: A world-class genomics project studying disease causes and healthy aging

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

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RPGEH: A world-class genomics project studying disease causes and healthy aging

It’s not every day Division of Research staff members are briefed by a Nobel Prize winner. Recently, 100 employees of the Division and its Research Program on Genes, Environment, and Health (RPGEH) hosted Elizabeth Blackburn, PhD, one of three scientists awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. Her visit was no coincidence. Thanks […]

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