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Stem cell breakthrough unlocks mystery of inherited heart condition

31 August 2016 | By Niamh Louise Marriott, Digital Content Producer

Using advanced stem cell technology, scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have created a model of a heart condition called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), an excessive thickening of the heart that is associated with a number of rare and common illnesses, some of which have a strong…