A new era in cardiogenetics

Abstract

Unless you have insatiable curiosity about what you are studying, and the willingness to work hard to answer the questions you have posed, I think it’s unlikely that you will be successful

Eugene Braunwald (Circ. Res. 2010;106;1786-1788)

Welcome to Cardiogenetics. Why Cardiogenetics? When I received the invitation to join this project my first impulse was to ask: why do we need a new journal? But the answer was there all along. Cardiogenetics is more than just the name of a new journal. Cardiogenetics is an idea.

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Giuseppe Limongelli, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Naples
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Published
2011-07-06
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Keywords:
cardiogenetics, next generation sequencing, OMICS.
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Limongelli, G. (2011). A new era in cardiogenetics. Cardiogenetics, 1(1), e1. https://doi.org/10.4081/cardiogenetics.2011.e1