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Study identifies three unknown genetic mechanisms that cause myopia

Study identifies three unknown genetic mechanisms that cause myopia

Scientists reveal ability to reverse Huntington's disease-causing DNA repeat mutations in the lab

Scientists reveal ability to reverse Huntington's disease-causing DNA repeat mutations in the lab

Wayne State researchers receive grant to develop new treatments for Barth syndrome

Wayne State researchers receive grant to develop new treatments for Barth syndrome

DNA misfolding linked to heightened risk for Type 1 diabetes

DNA misfolding linked to heightened risk for Type 1 diabetes

Clinical trial of two investigational drugs for rare, inherited Alzheimer's yields disappointing results

Clinical trial of two investigational drugs for rare, inherited Alzheimer's yields disappointing results

Gut microbes in wasps help overcome pesticides

Gut microbes in wasps help overcome pesticides

UCLA scientists discover reason for higher rates of autoimmune disease in women than men

UCLA scientists discover reason for higher rates of autoimmune disease in women than men

Genetic testing results help woman to make decisions about her treatment and preventive care

Genetic testing results help woman to make decisions about her treatment and preventive care

Inbreeding between royalty led to facial defects

Inbreeding between royalty led to facial defects

Gene discovery in fruit flies could provide clues to counteract mitochondrial diseases

Gene discovery in fruit flies could provide clues to counteract mitochondrial diseases

Circular DNA found in cancer cells supports their survival and resistance

Circular DNA found in cancer cells supports their survival and resistance

Children's National receives new funding to strengthen global polycystic kidney disease initiative

Children's National receives new funding to strengthen global polycystic kidney disease initiative

Gene-editing technique CRISPR trialed for first time as cancer treatment

Gene-editing technique CRISPR trialed for first time as cancer treatment

Researchers find genes from 'fossil' virus in human DNA to be active

Researchers find genes from 'fossil' virus in human DNA to be active

Three-drug combination improves lung function, reduces symptoms in CF patients

Three-drug combination improves lung function, reduces symptoms in CF patients

$5 million in federal funding to accelerate potential treatments for urea cycle disorders

$5 million in federal funding to accelerate potential treatments for urea cycle disorders

Combination of two drugs disrupts cancer cells' ability to survive DNA damage, study finds

Combination of two drugs disrupts cancer cells' ability to survive DNA damage, study finds

New genomics technique can be used to track down the causes of rare genetic diseases

New genomics technique can be used to track down the causes of rare genetic diseases

Researchers develop customized drug treatment to bypass patient’s unique mutation

Researchers develop customized drug treatment to bypass patient’s unique mutation

Study on gene mutations may lead to better diagnosis and treatment for cancer

Study on gene mutations may lead to better diagnosis and treatment for cancer