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Surgery to correct congenital heart disease linked to increased risk of adult hypertension

Surgery to correct congenital heart disease linked to increased risk of adult hypertension

USC Stem Cell scientist receives $2.56 million NIH grant to explore 'synthetic' embryonic development

USC Stem Cell scientist receives $2.56 million NIH grant to explore 'synthetic' embryonic development

World's first human tracheal transplant performed by Mount Sinai surgeons

World's first human tracheal transplant performed by Mount Sinai surgeons

Study uncovers mechanism that causes genetic movement disorder

Study uncovers mechanism that causes genetic movement disorder

Study identifies how environmental information is transmitted by non-DNA molecules in the sperm

Study identifies how environmental information is transmitted by non-DNA molecules in the sperm

New report calls for comprehensive smoke-free policies

New report calls for comprehensive smoke-free policies

NYITCOM researcher secures NSF CAREER award to study brain-skull interactions

NYITCOM researcher secures NSF CAREER award to study brain-skull interactions

Uninherited genetic mutations can cause spina bifida

Uninherited genetic mutations can cause spina bifida

Benjamin L. Ebert receives Sjöberg Prize for breakthrough research on blood cancer

Benjamin L. Ebert receives Sjöberg Prize for breakthrough research on blood cancer

Commuters are breathing in high levels of chemicals that increase cancer risk

Commuters are breathing in high levels of chemicals that increase cancer risk

Immunomodulatory drugs improve the success rate of cancer therapies

Immunomodulatory drugs improve the success rate of cancer therapies

Updated spina bifida guidelines cover care across the entire lifespan

Updated spina bifida guidelines cover care across the entire lifespan

Preclinical study uncovers how Zika virus passes from mother to fetus during pregnancy

Preclinical study uncovers how Zika virus passes from mother to fetus during pregnancy

Study shows accuracy of dried blood spot testing for detection of CMV infection in newborns

Study shows accuracy of dried blood spot testing for detection of CMV infection in newborns

Suicide mosquitos may prevent the spread of Zika virus

Suicide mosquitos may prevent the spread of Zika virus

Researchers discover rare genetic disorder that affects the brain, heart and facial features

Researchers discover rare genetic disorder that affects the brain, heart and facial features

FISH technique can be used to probe sperm DNA for chromosomal defects

FISH technique can be used to probe sperm DNA for chromosomal defects

Study investigates control mechanism that ensures accurate chromosome inheritance during cell division

Study investigates control mechanism that ensures accurate chromosome inheritance during cell division

Researchers receive $2.1 million NIH grant to study causes of congenital heart defects

Researchers receive $2.1 million NIH grant to study causes of congenital heart defects

Study provides new insights into the molecular underpinnings of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Study provides new insights into the molecular underpinnings of Duchenne muscular dystrophy