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News tagged ‘Genomics’ clear

  • Dana-Farber scientists and colleagues use genome- and epigenome-editing tools to pinpoint disease-causing variants.

Tags: BasicResearch, Genomics

  • Researchers from Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, using CRISPR-based gene editing techniques, have found that changes to a small stretch of DNA may circumvent the genetic defect behind sickle cell disease (SCD), according to a study published in the journal Nature.

Tags: Genomics, Genetics

  • In a new study published in Nature, Dana-Farber scientists demonstrate how a sudden, isolated shuffling of genetic material — known as chromothripsis — can occur.

Tags: BasicResearch, Genomics

  • First study of the genomic composition of prostate cancer shows many patients have gene mutations that can be targeted with existing or potential drugs.

Tags: Genomics, ProstateCancer, TargetedTherapy

  • Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center has a new website to connect patients and physicians with information about precision cancer medicine, including resources on what precision cancer is and how it can be applied to cancer care today.

Tags: BasicResearch, Genomics

  • Dana-Farber's Levi Garraway, MD, PhD, has been selected as one of 26 Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators.

Tags: Genomics, Honors, ProstateCancer

  • Websites that market personalized cancer care services often overemphasize their purported benefits and downplay their limitations, and many sites offer genetic tests whose value for guiding cancer treatment has not been shown to be clinically useful, according to a new study from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Tags: Genomics, Genetics

  • Dana-Farber experts share five things you should know about precision medicine.

Tags: Genomics, TargetedTherapy

  • Scientists publish the first comprehensive catalog of genetic mutations and other abnormal changes found in 279 cancers of the head and neck, identifying several broken molecular pathways that might be targeted by existing and future cancer drugs.

Tags: BasicResearch, Genomics, HeadNeckCancers

  • Immunotherapy, genomic profiling, and investigating game-changing drug therapies topped the list of most important cancer research and clinical developments at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in 2014.

Tags: EGFR, Genomics, LungCancer, OvarianCancer, ProstateCancer, Lymphoma, Immunotherapy

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