Genetics News and Research

Latest Genetics News and Research

Brain MRIs and genetics may be used to predict the chances of developing Alzheimer's disease

Brain MRIs and genetics may be used to predict the chances of developing Alzheimer's disease

Existing cancer drug shows promise for treating patients with muscular dystrophy

Existing cancer drug shows promise for treating patients with muscular dystrophy

Discovery suggests a new way to slow or stop metastatic spread of pancreatic cancer

Discovery suggests a new way to slow or stop metastatic spread of pancreatic cancer

Duke researchers identify role for key gene in developmental disability syndrome

Duke researchers identify role for key gene in developmental disability syndrome

Recombinant SARS-CoV-2 harboring double reporters for COVID-19 surveillance

Recombinant SARS-CoV-2 harboring double reporters for COVID-19 surveillance

Researchers identify an epigenetic signature associated to the development of MIS-C after COVID-19

Researchers identify an epigenetic signature associated to the development of MIS-C after COVID-19

Researchers discover a molecular switch that promotes pancreatic cancer metastasis

Researchers discover a molecular switch that promotes pancreatic cancer metastasis

Studies discover multiple gene variants that contribute to the risk  and severity of NAFLD in children

Studies discover multiple gene variants that contribute to the risk and severity of NAFLD in children

Scientists conduct meta-analysis of the impact of SARS-CoV-2 on sperm parameters

Scientists conduct meta-analysis of the impact of SARS-CoV-2 on sperm parameters

Genetic screening results just got harder to handle under new abortion rules

Genetic screening results just got harder to handle under new abortion rules

Scientists identify new genetic disease that delays children's intellectual development

Scientists identify new genetic disease that delays children's intellectual development

New molecular information could help develop more effective treatments for melanoma

New molecular information could help develop more effective treatments for melanoma

Scientists discover mechanism behind zoonotic transfer of SARS-CoV-2 virus

Scientists discover mechanism behind zoonotic transfer of SARS-CoV-2 virus

"Founder events" that reduced genetic diversity found to be common throughout human history

"Founder events" that reduced genetic diversity found to be common throughout human history

Newly identified gene may be responsible for sex-linked effects on women's heart disease outcomes

Newly identified gene may be responsible for sex-linked effects on women's heart disease outcomes

Inherited mutations in the MINAR2 gene lead to sensorineural deafness

Inherited mutations in the MINAR2 gene lead to sensorineural deafness

Researchers model a complex childhood disease on-a-chip

Researchers model a complex childhood disease on-a-chip

New funding to help advance scientific understanding of skin disorders in children and young people

New funding to help advance scientific understanding of skin disorders in children and young people

Mutation in SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid protein found to enhance replication and pathogenicity

Mutation in SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid protein found to enhance replication and pathogenicity

TB-causing bacteria can evolve rapidly in response to new environments, study says

TB-causing bacteria can evolve rapidly in response to new environments, study says