Gene therapy shows promise in treating rare eye disease in mice (Apr 13, 2021 16:43)
A gene therapy protects eye cells in mice with a rare disorder that causes vision loss,...

165 new cancer genes identified with the help of machine learning (Apr 12, 2021 18:27)
A new algorithm can predict which genes cause cancer, even if their DNA sequence is not...

Personalized cancer vaccine deemed safe, shows potential benefit against cancer (Apr 11, 2021 15:40)
A personalized cancer vaccine raised no safety concerns and showed potential benefit in...

Scientists scour genes of 53,000+ people to better battle dangerous diseases (Apr 5, 2021 15:36)
A new analysis of the entire genetic makeup of more than 53,000 people offers a bonanza...

Genetic and cellular mechanisms of Crohn's disease (Mar 31, 2021 18:30)
New study identifies a novel approach for tailored treatment that could be more effecti...

Should you take fish oil? Depends on your genotype (Mar 25, 2021 15:52)
Fish oil supplements are a billion-dollar industry built on a foundation of purported, ...

Predicting success in therapy with individualized cancer models (Mar 8, 2021 16:18)
Scientists have established organoid culture models from prostate tumor biopsies. These...

Future of immunotherapy could be 'off-the-shelf' treatments (Mar 1, 2021 22:10)
Scientists argue that emerging protein-based immunotherapies could lead to highly effec...

Single cell sequencing opens new avenues for eradicating leukemia at its source (Mar 1, 2021 13:45)
Cancer stem cells that elude conventional treatments like chemotherapy drive long-term ...

64 human genomes as new reference for global genetic diversity (Feb 25, 2021 19:38)
20 years after the successful completion of the Human Genome Project', an international...

Efficient, systematic genetic analysis helps dissect disease inheritance (Feb 24, 2021 17:03)
An international research team has developed a high-throughput biological assay techniq...

Large-scale study finds genetic testing technology falsely detects very rare variants (Feb 16, 2021 02:10)
A technology that is widely used by commercial genetic testing companies is 'extremely ...

Main genetic causes of autoimmune Addison's disease identified (Feb 12, 2021 16:18)
Scientists have discovered the genes involved in autoimmune Addison's disease.

Aggressive brain tumor mapped in genetic, molecular detail (Feb 11, 2021 16:39)
A new study has revealed a detailed map of the genes, proteins, infiltrating cells and ...

Genomic test helps estimate risk of prostate cancer metastasis, death (Feb 11, 2021 16:39)
A commercially available genomic test may help oncologists better determine which patie...

Analysis of largest, most diverse genetic data set released (Feb 10, 2021 22:00)
Researchers published a new analysis from genetic sequencing data of more than 53,000 i...

Response to cancer immunotherapy may be affected by genes we carry from birth (Feb 10, 2021 14:12)
For all their importance as a breakthrough treatment, the cancer immunotherapies known ...

New realm of personalized medicine with brain stimulation (Feb 1, 2021 16:36)
Millions of patients suffering from neurological and mental disorders such as depressio...

'Achilles' heel' of cancer cells revealed (Jan 27, 2021 18:59)
A new study shows, for the first time, how an abnormal number of chromosomes (aneuploid...

Genetic changes in tumors could help predict if patients will respond to immunotherapy (Jan 27, 2021 17:23)
Researchers have identified genetic changes in tumors which could be used to predict if...

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