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What researchers are learning about clonal hematopoiesis As the body ages, it is normal for changes in cells to occur. “Cells divide every day and mutations happen,” said Emma M. Groarke, M.D., an attending hematologist and researcher in NHLBI’s Hematopoiesis and Bone Marrow Failure Laboratory . “Most of the time they don’t have any effect.” Yet...
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