Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study sheds new light on Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome

Investigators at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) and the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI) have revealed a gene mutation's role in Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome, a genetically inherited disease which causes ...

Genetics

Researchers discover an important clue to help predict disease

The more information you have, the better able you are to predict what will happen next. Clinicians and health researchers often look at gene mutation to predict whether a fetus is at risk for a birth defect, or a person ...

Genetics

'Filter' hones GWAS results to help researchers avoid dead ends

A genetics research team at Johns Hopkins Medicine has solved a dilemma facing researchers who use genomewide association studies (GWAS) by developing a new approach that strategically "filters" which genes are worth further ...

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