G. Michael Felker

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Biomarkers to Diagnose and Determine Risk

General description of procedure, equipment, technique What is a biomarker? The NIH defines a biomarker as “a characteristic that is objectively measured and evaluated as an indicator of normal biologic processes, pathogenic processes, or the response to a therapeutic intervention.” Based on this definition, many commonly used clinical assessments (e.g., blood pressure, heart rate) would…

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