Research News: Identification of new disease gene that plays key role in development of the aortic aneurysms

A new publication entitled A human importin-β-related disorder: Syndromic thoracic aortic aneurysm caused by bi-allelic loss-of-function variants in IPO8 has just been published in The American Journal of Human Genetics (AJHG) and is co-authored by two members of our Heritable Thoracic Aortic Diseases Working Group (HTAD WG), Professor Bart Loeys and Dr.…

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Research News: Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia WG publication on the safety of direct oral anticoagulants

The Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Working Group (HHT WG) has just published an article entitled Safety of direct oral anticoagulants in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia in the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases. It is equally co-authored by one member of EuroBloodNet. This publication examined the safety of three direct oral…

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Research News: New Heritable Thoracic Aortic Diseases Working Group (HTAD WG) Collaborative Publication

A new collaborative publication entitled Genetic counselling and testing in adults with congenital heart disease: A consensus document of the ESC Working Group of Grown-Up Congenital Heart Disease, the ESC Working Group on Aorta and Peripheral Vascular Disease and the European Society of Human Genetics has just been published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.  It is co-authored by members of the VASCERN Heritable Thoracic Aortic Diseases Working Group (HTAD-WG) including Prof. Julie De Backer (Chair of HTAD-WG) and Prof. Guillaume Jondeau (Co-Chair of HTAD-WG), Prof. Bart…

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