News : 2013

Drs. Margaret Pericak-Vance and Jeffery Vance

Vancouver Island family hopes young mother’s death from rare disorder can help others

The Vancouver Sun interviewed the HIHG’s Drs. Margaret Pericak-Vance and Jeffery Vance about their multidisciplinary initiative to learn more about the symptoms, progression, and possible genetic factors of thrombotic storm. The hope is that in 10-20 years, genetic profiling will reveal who is susceptible to the disorder, so those patients can take preventive measures.

Read more »