Closeup of traditional Amish straw hat in front of horse farm in the fall

Medicine’s Sadeer Al-Kindi discusses study finding gene variant among Amish population

Gene found in Amish helps protect their hearts

U.S. News & World Report: Sadeer Al-Kindi, assistant professor at the School of Medicine, discussed a “compelling” study that shows that a rare gene variant discovered among Amish people may help lower “bad” cholesterol and protect against heart disease. “This has the potential to be a therapeutic target,” he said.