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Editorial Team

March 2010

Dr. Gary Churchill

Mountains and Mouse Genes
Passionate about rock climbing and biostatistics, Gary Churchill studies mice at the Jackson Laboratory in Maine to learn how genes work together to influence human disease.

Dr. Julie Johnson

The Right Fit
Julie Johnson studies genes and medications that influence blood pressure. Her work may help doctors figure out the best drug and dosage for each patient, leading to safer, more effective medicines for everyone.

Scientists have found that just three genes account for coat texture in all dogs. Courtesy: Steven Dostie

Just Found
Read about scientists who study the body's response to anesthetics, why some dogs have curly hair, how Facebook can help scientists study how the flu spreads, and more...

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