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Hope for Cancer Patients Found in Hair Loss Gene

31 July 2018

A gene that’s associated with an autoimmune form of hair loss could be exploited to improve cancer immunotherapy, suggests a new mouse study by Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) researchers.

31 July 2018

DNA Repair After CRISPR Cutting: Not At All What People Thought

To find out which DNA repair enzymes are critical to homology-directed repair after CRISPR cutting, researchers have knocked out, one at a time, more than 2,000 genes known or suspected to be involved in DNA repair, a function critical to a healthy cell.

27 July 2018

A WGS Workflow For the NHS

Researchers, led by scientists at University College London, have developed a novel paediatric whole genome sequencing workflow that could run within the current National Health Service system.

27 July 2018

New Arthritis Severity Gene Found

A new gene associated with disease severity in models of rheumatoid arthritis has been identified by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.