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 Potential genetic test for earlier Alzheimer's diagnosisPotential genetic test for earlier Alzheimer's diagnosis
 
A new study published in the journal Epigenetics in February 2020 reports that changes in the methylation status of the Presenilin 1 (PSEN1) gene could help diagnose Alzheimer's disease (AD) earlier. This study shows for the first time that methylation of this gene is a common feature in AD.
 
   Genetically modified neurons could enhance function of clinical implantsGenetically modified neurons could enhance function of clinical implants
 
A team has genetically reprogrammed neurons that could enhance electrical implant function used in various clinical scenarios.
 
   Postmenopausal breast cancer and the benefit of genetic testingPostmenopausal breast cancer and the benefit of genetic testing
 
A new study shows that genetic mutations could be detected in one in 40 women diagnosed with breast cancer before the age of 65 years.
 
 What is a Gene Mutation?
 
What is a Gene Mutation?Genetic mutations refer to a molecular change to the amino acids that make up DNA, responsible for coding for our genes.
 
 
 Evidence for Autism being a Genetic Condition
 
Evidence for Autism being a Genetic ConditionAutism spectrum disorder is a complex, behaviorally defined neurodevelopmental disorder that affects an estimated 1 in 59 children in the United States.
 
 
 Genetic test could help doctors to identify patients with ultra high risk multiple myeloma
 
Genetic test could help doctors to identify patients with ultra high risk multiple myelomaA new genetic test could help doctors pick out patients with the bone marrow cancer multiple myeloma who are at 'ultra high risk' of their cancer progressing aggressively early on.
 
 
 New genetic tool developed to label specific genes in human organoids
 
New genetic tool developed to label specific genes in human organoidsResearchers from the group of Hans Clevers at the Hubrecht Institute have developed a new genetic tool to label specific genes in human organoids, or mini organs.