Joint symposium brings advances in genetic research to Asia for second year May 24, 2018 For the second year, top geneticists from around the world gathered for the Joint Symposium in Clinical Genetics and 14th Asia Pacific Congress in Maternal Fetal Medicine in Hong Kong.
Xia-Gibbs Syndrome study led to new patient registry May 4, 2018 Researchers at the Human Genome Sequencing Center have established a registry to collect genetic and other clinical information from patients with Xia-Gibbs Syndrome.
Research reveals uncaptured genetic diversity in Botswana Apr 26, 2018 In one of the first data-driven, population-based genomic studies have found significant diversity in the genetic makeup of a population from the southern region of the African continent.
Scientists seek to sequence genomes of all known species Apr 23, 2018 An international group of researchers, including researchers from Baylor College of Medicine, seek to sequence every known species that calls planet Earth home.
New genetic tool will expand library of fruit flies Apr 4, 2018 The recent development of a large versatile library of fruit flies can be used to perform efficient and elegant in vivo gene-specific manipulations using the new protocol and gene-specific integration vector CRISPR-Mediated Integrated Cassette.
Ethicists explore ways to regulate unproven stem cell therapies Feb 19, 2018 A new report demonstrates that individual and class action lawsuits from individuals injured by stem cell treatments can be an effective new tool in fighting to crack down on these unproven therapies.
Primate genomics study reveals clues into AIDS resistance Jan 3, 2018 Researchers set out to sequence and analyze the genomes of two nonhuman primates to develop new insights into the behavior of the HIV virus in humans.
G-quadruplex regulates breast cancer-associated gene Dec 21, 2017 Researchers have now discovered a mechanism by which cells can regulate switching between the two proteins, opening options for the development of novel therapeutic strategies to control cancer growth in the future.
Defects in cell’s ‘waste disposal system’ linked to Parkinson’s Nov 13, 2017 An international study has shed new light on the genetic factors associated with Parkinson’s disease.
Regulating asprosin levels might help control appetite, weight Nov 6, 2017 Studies into the asprosin hormone open an intriguing possibility for developing novel treatments for overweight people.