Genome sequencing method can detect clinically relevant mutations using 5 CTCs (Aug 15, 2017 13:51)
Whole genome sequencing using long fragment read (LFR), a technology that can analyze t...

Discovery of new prostate cancer biomarkers could improve precision therapy (Aug 14, 2017 17:48)
A new cause of treatment resistance in prostate cancer has been uncovered by investigat...

From thousands of suspects, researchers ferret out cancer-causing genes (Aug 14, 2017 16:11)
A team of researchers has identified specific gene combinations that can cause deadly b...

New blood test may transform the way cancer is monitored and treated (Aug 14, 2017 13:29)
Scientists have described a new type of test that can detect genetic mutations in minut...

From cancer evolution to personalized therapies (Aug 14, 2017 13:27)
Being able to predict the resistance or sensitivity of a tumor cell to a drug is a key ...

Mutation in prostate tumors shown to change epigenetic identity, the make-up of DNA (Aug 7, 2017 16:06)
Prostate cancer researchers have mapped the impact of an acquired mutation that alters ...

IBM's Watson can improve cancer treatment through better gene targeting (Aug 7, 2017 15:04)
IBM's Watson beat real-life contestants on Jeopardy. Now researchers are hoping this ic...

New genetic mutation that causes male infertility discovered (Aug 3, 2017 17:46)
Scientists have discovered the mutation in the gene, which normally protects the full D...

ONC201 may inhibit cancer stem cell self-renewals by altering their gene expression (Aug 2, 2017 19:25)
ONC201 may inhibit cancer stem cell self-renewals by altering their gene expression, ac...

Five vascular diseases linked to one common genetic variant (Jul 27, 2017 16:20)
Genome-wide association studies have implicated a common genetic variant in chromosome ...

Sixteen genetic markers can cut a life story short (Jul 27, 2017 14:51)
The answer to how long each of us will live is partly encoded in our genome. Researcher...

Gene therapy: Microdystrophin restores muscle strength in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Jul 25, 2017 16:20)
Researchers have demonstrated the efficacy of an innovative gene therapy in the treatme...

Genetic predisposition to breast cancer due to non-BRCA mutations in Ashkenazi Jewish women (Jul 20, 2017 18:23)
Genetic mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2 increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancer in ...

Definitive genomic study reveals alterations driving most medulloblastoma brain tumors (Jul 19, 2017 17:23)
An international consortium completed a landmark study of most common pediatric brain t...

Many new genetic markers for lupus identified in large multi-ethnic study (Jul 17, 2017 20:00)
A large number of new genetic markers that predispose individuals to lupus have been id...

Personalize your medication dosages (Jul 17, 2017 13:14)
Biosensors could pave the way for a personalized antibiotherapy in the future, initial ...

Nanomedicine opens door to precision medicine for brain tumors (Jul 12, 2017 15:04)
Early phase research has demonstrated a potential new therapeutic strategy for treating...

Personal neoantigen vaccine prompts strong anti-tumor response in patients, study shows (Jul 5, 2017 20:45)
A personal cancer treatment vaccine that targets distinctive 'neoantigens' on tumor cel...

Genes may cause tumor aggressiveness, drug resistance in African-American prostate cancer (Jun 30, 2017 18:07)
A form of genetic variation, called differential RNA splicing, may have a role in tumor...

First 'haploid' human stem cells could change the face of medical research (Jun 28, 2017 17:18)
Stem cell research holds huge potential for medicine and human health. In particular, h...

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