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Familial Hypercholesterolemia Awareness Day 2018

Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) is an hereditary disease which, despite being treatable, is vastly underdiagnosed. Individuals with FH have a reduced ability to remove LDL-cholesterol from the blood, and an increased risk of heart disease, stroke, and potentially fatal cardiac events. September 24th is FH Awareness Day, where the aim is to raise awareness and understanding …

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New Whitepaper: Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Devyser is pleased to announce the publication of a new whitepaper Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Genetic Diagnosis and Cascade Testing Using NGS. The 6th in our Expert Review series, this paper is co-authored by Peter Benedek and Kristina Duvefelt, of Karolinska University  Hospital, Stockholm. The paper is a guide to conducting testing using NGS, and the benefits of …

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