2017 Nursing Research Day
University of Minnesota

Join us for Nursing Research Day 2017. Throughout the day, faculty, students, and community partners will lead concurrent oral and poster presentation..Read More

Cause of fatal childhood disorder revealed in gene study
The University of Edinburgh

A gene involved in brain development that can lead to severe disability and infant death has been identified by scientists. Mutations in the gene caus..Read More

Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology Seminar
The University of Edinburgh

Mini-Biography: Hiten Madhani is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at University of California San Francisco (UCSF) School ..Read More

Scientist Awarded $4.8 Million to Bring HIV Vaccine Closer to Human Trials
The Scripps Research Institute

JUPITER, FL – April 11, 2017 – Professor Michael Farzan, co-chair of the Department of Immunology and Microbiology on the Florida campus of The Scripp..Read More

BIOS students awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
UNC

Elizabeth Chase and Taylor Lagler, students in the Department of Biostatistics at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, have won prestigiou..Read More

New Study Quadruples Known Genetic Risk Factors for Fuchs Dystrophy
Case Western Reserve University

Bottom Line: Researchers discovered three novel genetic mutations associated with Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy, the most common corneal disorde..Read More

Cryo-Electron Microscopy Facility – funding target achieved
University of Cambridge

  The Cryo-EM consortium has been awarded by the University the final tranche of funding needed to deliver phase two of the project which will allow t..Read More

Congratulations to Joe Mychaleckyj and Ani Manichaikul!
UVA

Two resident faculty of the Center were recently awarded research grants. Joe Mychaleckyj was awarded (with Palak Shah) a joint UVA-Inova seed grant e..Read More

New Elsevier Book Examines Complex Mechanisms Relating to Cardiac Diseases
Elsevier

Elsevier, the information analytics company specializing in science and health, today announced the publication of The Heart in Rheumatic, Autoimmune ..Read More

Six new members chosen for Bouchet Graduate Honor Society
University of Wisconsin

Five UW–Madison graduate students and one postdoctoral scholar are to be inducted into a national honor society that recognizes outstanding scholarly ..Read More

Mount Sinai Researchers Receive Major NIH Award for Autism Genetics Research -
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

$2.5 million grant extends Autism Sequencing Consortium through 2022 to collect genetic data of more than 50,000 individuals Researchers from the Icah..Read More

NIH allergist awarded Drukier Prize
Cornell University

Dr. Joshua Milner, an allergist and immunologist who has made key discoveries into the origin of previously unidentified disorders that affect childre..Read More

Engineering cells, Building circuits
The University of Edinburgh

The Weiss Laboratory seeks to create integrated biological systems capable of autonomously performing useful tasks, and to elucidate the design princi..Read More

we need your help!
University of Oxford

We are delighted to announce that researchers in RDM have been selected to take part in the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition – a prestigious sc..Read More

Prostate Cancer Foundation Scholar-in-Training Award Recipients
Prostate Cancer Foundation

The Prostate Cancer Foundation Scholar-in-Training Awards recognize promising young cancer researchers presenting outstanding proffered papers relatin..Read More

Study lends insight into brain disorders
The University of Edinburgh

Fresh discoveries about a range of neurological disorders may inform the development of new therapies. Scientists have revealed molecular details of t..Read More

Exotic Genes Cut From Induced Stem Cells
University of Wisconsin

A team of scientists from the Morgridge Institute for Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has created induced human pluripotent stem (iPS)..Read More

Mouse Study Sheds Light on Hearing Loss in Older Adults
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - Becoming "hard of hearing" is a standard but unfortunate part of aging: A syndrome called age-related hearing loss affects about ..Read More

Wisconsin Scientists Assemble Puzzle of Red Blood Cell Genes
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - A complete picture of all genes involved in the formation of red blood cells - and the way the genes work with key proteins - is ..Read More

'Cross-Talk' Mechanism Contributes to Colorectal Cancer
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - Researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health have identified a molecular mechanism that allows..Read More

UW-Madison Biochemists Take a Bead on Gene-Controlling Code, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - DNA may provide the blueprint for life, but scientists are learning more about the role of a chemical code that governs the way t..Read More

Researchers Find New Subtype of Breast Cancer
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - An alteration in a gene not normally associated with breast cancer has been found in up to 20 percent of breast cancer tumors and..Read More

Cystic Fibrosis Doctor Back to Ancient Bones
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - Teeth and leg bones from Iron Age people are showing a 21st century scientific-research team that there might be an evolutionary ..Read More

Ned S. Wingreen
Princeton University

Molecular Biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics Bacteria are constantly sensing their environments and adjusting their behav..Read More

Student Profiles
University of Oxford

The Graduate Studies Committee awards prizes each year to current or recently graduated students of NDM supervisors on the basis of their publication ..Read More

Zebrafish-to-Patient Approach Speeds Search for Childhood Epilepsy Treatments | UC San Francisco
UCSF School Of Medicine

In an unprecedented leap from lab to patients, a potential treatment for childhood epilepsy identified in experiments with zebrafish by UC San Francis..Read More

Biophysicist Gregory M. Alushin receives White House honor for early career scientists
Rockfeller University

Gregory M. Alushin, assistant professor and head of the Laboratory of Structural Biophysics and Mechanobiology, has been chosen by President Obama as ..Read More

Gene Therapy Grant Awarded, Drs. Steve Gray & Ben Philpot
UNC

Gene therapy success stories are not only a hope but now becoming a reality. We won’t let Pitt Hopkins fall behind in this exciting and promising rese..Read More

Scientists illuminate the neurons of social attraction
UNC

 The ancient impulse to procreate is necessary for survival and must be hardwired into our brains. Now scientists from the University of North Carolin..Read More

Scottish Cross Party Group on Rare Diseases
Genetic Alliance UK

The Scottish Cross Party Group on Rare Diseases met on June 10 2015 at the Scottish Parliament. Chaired by Bob Doris MSP, the meeting focused on two k..Read More

Our survey on the uses of new gene editing technologies
Genetic Alliance UK

We think that those most affected by new research techniques should have a say in their regulation and use. As part of a European Commission funded pr..Read More

Stopping cancer in its tracks
University of Chicago

Disrupting autophagy, a cellular housekeeping process, limits cancer spread Researchers from the University of Chicago have shown that inhibiting auto..Read More

Antidepressants Induce Resilience and Reverse Susceptibility
Elsevier

When they work, antidepressant medications may take weeks or months to alleviate symptoms of depression. Progress in developing new and more effective..Read More

A Common Medication Restores Social Deficits in Autism
Elsevier

Reducing the function of the autism-associated gene Pcdh10 leads to impairments in social behavior, according to a study published in Biological Psych..Read More

Chickens and People: Past, Present and Future
University of Oxford

Oxford University will host a conference to reveal preliminary research findings from a three-year AHRC-funded project that looks at how humans have i..Read More

Shape-Shifting Nucleosomes Open New Avenues for Epigenetics Research
UCSF School Of Medicine

The textbook description of chromatin, the condensed form DNA takes when it is not in use, consists of rigid building-blocks called nucleosomes, which..Read More

Sarepta Therapeutics Enters Into Research Agreement and Option Agreement with Nationwide Children’s Hospital for Microdystrophin Gene Therapy Program
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRPT), a commercial stage developer of innovative RNA-targeted therapeutics, today announced it has entered a rese..Read More

Sarepta Therapeutics Enters Into License Agreement with Nationwide Children’s Hospital for Galgt2 Gene Therapy Program
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRPT), a commercial stage developer of innovative RNA-targeted therapeutics, today announced it has entered a lice..Read More

Crohn’s disease risk and prognosis determined by different genes, study finds
Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre

Researchers have identified a series of genetic variants that affect the severity of Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel disease – but surprisingly..Read More

Flanigan Named to Neuromuscular, Gene Therapy Leadership Roles
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Beginning January 1, 2017, Kevin Flanigan, MD, will become the director of the Center for Gene Therapy and the Neuromuscular Disorders program at Nati..Read More

AveXis Receives U.S. FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation for AVXS-101 Gene Replacement Therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1
Nationwide Children's Hospital

AveXis, Inc., (Nasdaq:AVXS) a clinical-stage gene therapy company developing treatments for patients suffering from rare and life-threatening neurolog..Read More

Dean Lee, MD, PhD, to Lead Cell Therapy Programs at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Dean Lee, MD, PhD, has been named the director of the Cellular Therapy and Cancer Immunotherapy Program for Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Division ..Read More

Oligodendrocytes Induce Motor Neuron Death in ALS
Nationwide Children's Hospital

A first-of-its-kind oligodendrocyte in vitro model shows that human cells normally supportive of motor neuron function play an active role in amyotrop..Read More

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Leads Effort for Gene Therapy Treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy ::
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Sarepta Therapeutics announced yesterday that the FDA has granted accelerated approval for eteplirsen for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy..Read More

Nanopore Human Genome
University of Oxford

Scientists from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics (WTCHG) have used Oxford Nanopore Technologies MinION sequencing devices to sequence two ..Read More

New OHSU research provides key insight about mitochondrial replacement therapy
Oregon Health & Science University

No treatments exist for children born with mitochondrial diseases, but a series of discoveries in the OHSU Center for Embryonic Cell and Gene Therapy ..Read More

CPRIT advances cancer research at UT Southwestern with new awards
University of Texas

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers recently received $5.8 million in support from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT..Read More

Neurosurgeon to Lead BRAIN Initiative Grant to Study How We Speak
University of Pittsburgh

A significant grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will help to fund advanced brain research at the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC fo..Read More

Ramaciotti Medal for Excellence awarded to breast cancer researchers
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Breast cancer researchers Professor Geoff Lindeman and Professor Jane Visvader, who jointly lead the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute’s ACRF Stem Cells..Read More

Dr. Eric Olson recognized for cutting-edge research into regenerative medicine and mentoring of future leaders
University of Texas

Dr. Eric Olson, Director of the Hamon Center and Chairman of Molecular Biology at UT Southwestern Medical Center, was recognized nationally and locall..Read More