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Gender & Genetics

Gender & Genetics

Gender & Genetics

Men are implicated more frequently than women. In terms of races that are implicated more frequently, CAD is seen more often in Asian and South Asian populations. There have been more genes in these specific populations that are implicated in coronary artery disease as well.

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Apu Akkad, MD

Internal Medicine

  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • Attending hospital physician at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Completed residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Southern California Medical Center

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