PBS NewsHour full episode December 12, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: arguing impeachment. The U.S. House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee debates formal charges against President Trump, as the clock ticks down to the historic vote. Then: Boris wins at the ballot. As Election Day comes to a close, exit polls in Britain show the Conservative Party winning its biggest majority […]

Role of Genomics in Precision Medicine for Cardiovascular Disease

Well the development of very high throughput genotyping platforms has allowed our lab to investigate hundreds of thousands of patients with EKG phenotypes that are risk factors for arrhythmias and over 1 million patients as far as risk of hypertension and blood pressure variability. And so, we’ve been able to identify hundreds of genetic variance across populations and across the […]

Gorillas & Heart Disease: Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Leads Fight For Treatment & Prevention

– On a warm spring day, 30 year old Mokolo chows down on specially chosen leafy greens at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. Seemingly undisturbed by a crowd of kids and adults who eagerly watch him, snapping pictures, wide-eyed in awe at his size, and his laid-back personality. He’s one of four western lowland gorillas, a species native to western Africa at […]