Tumor DNA in Blood Reveals Lymphoma Progression|
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Using an advanced genetic test, researchers were able to detect diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) in blood serum before it could be seen on CT scans.
Likely Genetic Source Of Muscle Weakness Found
Monday, April 13, 2015
Simple genetic test by TGen reveals likely causes of disease, after other extensive testing failed; one child’s case produces discovery.
Mountain Gorillas Enter The Genomic Age
Friday, April 10, 2015
First in-depth analysis reveals genetic impact of long-term population decline.
Personalized Melanoma Vaccines Marshal Powerful Immune Response
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Vaccines target unique mutations in each patient’s tumor.
Cell Powerhouse Sequencing Technology Provides Deeper Look at Inherited Disease Risk
Friday, April 03, 2015
A new sequencing technique may provide a clearer picture of how genes in mitochondria, the “powerhouses” that turn sugar into energy in human cells, shape each person’s inherited risk for diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
Genome Study Predicts DNA of the Whole of Iceland
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Large genome databases are starting to reveal critical health information-even about people who have not contributed their DNA.
‘Atomic Chicken-Wire’ Is Key To Faster DNA Sequencing
Monday, March 30, 2015
An unusual and very exciting form of carbon - that can be created by drawing on paper- looks to hold the key to real-time, high throughput DNA sequencing, a technique that would revolutionise medical research and testing.
New Autism-Causing Genetic Variant Identified
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Novel approach expected to be useful for other diseases too.
Comparing The Genomes Of The Leprosy Bacteria
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
EPFL scientists have compared for the first time the genomes of the two bacteria species that cause leprosy. The study shows how the two species evolved from a common ancestor 13.9 million years ago, and offers new insights into their biology that could lead to new treatments.