Analyzing Genetic Data To Create New Treatments for Heart Disease

Aug 14, 2014

Tom Luljak and Paul Auer
Credit Jon Strelecki

Every year, more people die of heart disease in the U.S. than any other ailment. Recently a team of researchers discovered genetic mutations that might provide a clue to creating new treatments for heart disease.

On this edition of UWM Today, meet Paul Auer, a UWM researcher who is using his love of math to help answer some perplexing questions about why our hearts give out well before their time.