Immune diversity among the KhoeSan population (Apr 20, 2018 16:28)
By analyzing genes of two distinct groups of the KhoeSan, investigators were able to fi...

Genome Jenga study reveals unexpected gene alliances in the cell (Apr 19, 2018 18:14)
The largest study of its kind sheds light on how genes work together to keep cells heal...

Gene mapping lays groundwork for precision chemotherapy (Apr 18, 2018 14:05)
Despite the great successes of targeted cancer drugs and the promise of novel immunothe...

First-in-human clinical trial of new targeted therapy drug reports promising responses for multiple cancers (Apr 15, 2018 14:10)
A phase I, first-in-human study reveals for the first time, an investigational drug tha...

Organoids created from patients' bladder cancers could guide treatment (Apr 5, 2018 17:06)
Researchers have created patient-specific bladder cancer organoids that mimic many of t...

Genetic material once considered junk actually could hold key to cancer drug response (Apr 3, 2018 16:40)
Material left out of common processes for sequencing genetic material in cancer tumors ...

Ionizing radiation found to soften tumor cell microenvironment (Apr 3, 2018 15:11)
Researchers aim to unlock how irradiation -- part of radiation therapy in cancer treatm...

Genetic test may improve post-stent treatment, outcome (Apr 3, 2018 12:50)
A test for specific genetic mutations successfully informed blood-thinner treatment sel...

Even DNA that doesn't encode genes can drive cancer (Apr 2, 2018 18:25)
The vast majority of genetic mutations associated with cancer occur in non-coding regio...

Liquid biopsy technology to improve prostate cancer treatment (Apr 2, 2018 16:33)
Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men and the fifth leading cause of ...

Genetic factors for most common disease in the first year of life are identified (Mar 26, 2018 20:09)
The acute viral bronchiolitis is the worldwide leading cause of hospitalization during ...

Home genetic tests should be interpreted by experts (Mar 22, 2018 19:03)
Results from at-home genetic tests are not always accurate. A new study now shows that ...

Proteins reveal new mechanisms in prostate cancer (Mar 21, 2018 15:08)
A study used protein profiling to find new prostate cancer mechanisms that are not show...

Rheumatoid arthritis meets precision medicine (Mar 19, 2018 16:42)
Scientists are bringing precision medicine to rheumatoid arthritis for the first time b...

Genetic variant discovery to help asthma sufferers (Mar 16, 2018 19:38)
Researchers have identified a genetic variant that could improve the safety and effecti...

New methods find undiagnosed genetic diseases in electronic health records (Mar 15, 2018 18:12)
Researchers have found a way to search genetic data in electronic health records to ide...

Single-cell imaging and math models used to determine effective drug properties (Mar 13, 2018 12:42)
Drug therapies that target a specific molecule have changed the way patients are treate...

Scientists find treasure trove of 110 genes linked to breast cancer (Mar 13, 2018 00:16)
Scientists have linked 110 genes to an increased risk of breast cancer in the most comp...

36 new genes implicated in cardiac disease (Mar 7, 2018 20:39)
A professor has developed a new personalized method to discover genes implicated in com...

New prostate cancer risk model could better guide treatment (Mar 7, 2018 17:18)
A new model could change treatment guidelines for nearly two-thirds of men with localiz...

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