August 3, 2018

Cristen Willer led an international team that identified 111 loci, 80 of them new, for Atrial Fibrillation, a common heart arrhythmia, in a study of more than 1 Million people in a biobank.

Bioinformatics students Wei Zhou, Brooke Wolford, Ellen Schmidt and Ryan Crawford, DCMB and CCMB faculty Michael Boehnke, Goncalo Abecasis, Hyun Kang also were part of the team, as were many other UM and Norwegian scientists.