The launch of a Scripps Translational Science Institute study seeking the genetic causes of sudden unexplained death generated coverage by a number of media outlets including the Los Angeles Times, U-T San Diego and KPBS.
“Someday, the reason why people die suddenly will not be a mystery,” STSI director Eric Topol, MD, told the Los Angeles Times.
Read the Los Angeles Times article: Clinical trial seeks answers to sudden deaths of healthy young people
Read the U-T San Diego article: ‘Molecular autopsy’ examines unexplained deaths
Read the KPBS article: Scripps Researchers Use DNA To Explore Mystery Of Sudden Death
Read the GenomeWeb article: Scripps, San Diego Medical Examiner to use WGS to Solve Unexplained Deaths
Read the MedCityNews article: Topol and San Diego coroner turn to genetics to understand sudden, unexplained death
The 10News report, "Researchers Delve into Mystery of Sudden Deaths Among Young and Healthy," is not available at this time.