Labs differ widely in BRCA testing protocols (Feb 15, 2018 21:22)
A new article showcases the wide differences in BRCA testing protocols at labs around t...

Can our genes help predict how women respond to ovarian cancer treatment? (Feb 15, 2018 15:57)
New research has shown that the genes we inherit can have a significant impact on how t...

Recreating liver tumors as organoids for faster, more accurate drug screening (Feb 8, 2018 19:12)
A major challenge in developing liver cancer drugs is that preclinical testing occurs i...

Harnessing the power of genomic sequencing augments diagnosis and treatment of lymphoid cancer (Feb 8, 2018 15:42)
A new study has established that hybrid-capture sequencing is the method of choice for ...

Solving treatment resistance in most common breast cancer (Feb 7, 2018 21:40)
For the first time, researchers have identified recurrent ESR1 fusion proteins in human...

Liver cancer: New system matches genetic anomalies with precision medicine treatments (Feb 6, 2018 19:07)
Computer scientists have developed a new system to rapidly determine which cancer drugs...

New genome-editing method 'cuts back' on unwanted genetic mutations (Feb 5, 2018 14:29)
Gene therapy can potentially correct genetic disorders by directly editing defective ge...

New technology: Edible QR code can be the medicine of the future (Feb 2, 2018 16:26)
Researchers have developed a new method for the production of medicine. They print medi...

T cell therapy shows persistent benefits in young leukemia patients (Feb 1, 2018 04:01)
Updated results from a global clinical trial of the CAR T-cell therapy, tisagenlecleuce...

Making milestones against non-small cell lung cancer (Jan 24, 2018 18:17)
Progress concerning lung cancer has been enormous in the past 20 years, according to a ...

Two new breast cancer genes emerge from lynch syndrome gene study (Jan 18, 2018 19:26)
Researchers have identified two new breast cancer genes that also cause Lynch syndrome.

A centuries-old math equation used to solve a modern-day genetics challenge (Jan 18, 2018 15:08)
Researchers developed a new mathematical tool to validate and improve methods used by m...

New gene variant linked to deadly prostate cancer (Jan 16, 2018 19:42)
Researchers have confirmed for the first time a mechanistic link between the gene HSD17...

Genetic analysis can improve depression therapy (Jan 12, 2018 15:51)
The failure of SSRI antidepressants can be a result of genetic variations in patients. ...

Possible link between Crohn's and Parkinson's in Jewish population (Jan 11, 2018 19:16)
Researchers have just discovered that patients in the Ashkenazi Jewish population with ...

New polygenic hazard score predicts when men develop prostate cancer (Jan 11, 2018 19:16)
Medical researchers have developed and validated a genetic tool for predicting age of o...

The coming of age of gene therapy: A review of the past and path forward (Jan 11, 2018 19:15)
After three decades of hopes tempered by setbacks, gene therapy -- the process of treat...

Large-scale study to pinpoint genes linked to obesity (Jan 10, 2018 13:01)
Findings provide genetic basis underlying body weight and obesity risk.

Targeting breast cancer through precision medicine (Jan 9, 2018 17:49)
Researchers have discovered a mechanism that may make cancer cells more susceptible to ...

A cluster of mutations in neurofibromatosis is an important risk factor for severe symptoms (Dec 28, 2017 18:23)
Research shows that missense mutations in a cluster of just five codons in the NF1 gene...

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