Solving a mystery: How the TB bacterium develops rapid resistance to antibiotics (Nov 19, 2020 13:39)
These slow growing bacteria have long puzzled TB researchers with their fairly rapid re...

Revolutionary CRISPR-based genome editing system treatment destroys cancer cells (Nov 18, 2020 21:11)
Researchers have demonstrated that the CRISPR/Cas9 system is very effective in treating...

Gene signature predicts whether localized prostate cancer is likely to spread (Nov 10, 2020 20:43)
Researchers have identified a gene signature in localized prostate cancer that predicts...

Personalized cancer vaccine clinical trial to expand following promising early results (Nov 10, 2020 15:25)
A recent trial to study safety and effectiveness of a personalized cancer vaccine combi...

Study finds 1 in 8 patients with cancer harbor inherited genetic mutations (Nov 3, 2020 16:25)
Genetic testing can uncover inherited genetic mutations, and could individualize cancer...

Not all mutations are bad: Researchers identify differences between benign and pathogenic variants (Oct 27, 2020 14:54)
Researchers have performed a wide-scale characterization of missense variants from 1,33...

DrugCell: New experimental AI platform matches tumor to best drug combo (Oct 26, 2020 20:49)
Researchers use experimental artificial intelligence system called DrugCell to predict ...

Study finds PTSD interacts with klotho gene, may cause premature aging in the brain (Oct 26, 2020 15:42)
Genetics and the environment (including psychiatric stress) may contribute to the pace ...

Tracking the SARS-CoV-2 virus with genome sequencing (Oct 21, 2020 20:39)
A new study shows how next generation genetic sequencing can track mutations in the SAR...

Virus-mimicking drug helps immune system target cunning cancer cells (Oct 14, 2020 18:11)
Researchers found that a drug that activates the body's natural defenses by behaving li...

Advanced prostate cancer has an unexpected weakness that can be targeted by drugs (Oct 7, 2020 16:30)
Researchers reported that the SUCLA2 gene is frequently involved in the deletion of the...

Personalized cancer therapy improves outcomes in advanced disease (Oct 2, 2020 18:19)
Patients receiving care for advanced cancer were more likely to survive or experience a...

New tool shows main highways of disease development (Oct 2, 2020 13:10)
A new tool enables researchers to explore disease patterns from 7.2 million patients sp...

Genetic testing cost effective for newly diagnosed GIST (Sep 28, 2020 19:28)
Researchers reported that genetic testing is cost-effective and beneficial for newly di...

Gene could decrease likelihood of developing alcoholic cirrhosis (Sep 12, 2020 00:00)
Researchers are learning more about how a person's genes play a role in the possibility...

New genetic analysis method could advance personal genomics (Sep 10, 2020 19:03)
Geneticists could identify the causes of disorders that currently go undiagnosed if sta...

Biological sex affects genes for body fat, cancer, birth weight (Sep 10, 2020 19:02)
Biological sex has a small but ubiquitous influence on gene expression in almost every ...

Children with asthma could benefit from prescribing according to genetic differences (Sep 7, 2020 22:31)
Selecting treatments according to genetic differences could help children and teenagers...

Improving European healthcare through cell-based interceptive medicine (Sep 7, 2020 15:23)
Hundreds of innovators, research pioneers, clinicians, industry leaders and policy make...

How genetics could impact COVID-19 treatments (Aug 27, 2020 16:21)
A new study looked at how pharmacogenomics could improve the safety and effectiveness o...

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