01 Oct Breakthrough in genetic research of uterine muscle fibroids – University of Helsinki
Researchers at the University of Helsinki have made a significant breakthrough in the genetic research of uterine muscle fibroids or leiomyomas.
In a study published in Science magazine, the research group led by Academy Professor Lauri Aaltonen demonstrated that the MED12 gene is altered in up to 70 per cent of uterine leiomyomas. Aaltonen is interviewed by PR Officer Nadine Aschan.
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