Genetics

Genes associated with COVID-19 risk identified

Having genetic risk variants in the ABO gene might significantly increase the chances of developing COVID-19, and other genes may also increase COVID-19 risk, according to research presented at the ATS 2021 International ...

Oncology & Cancer

New mapping technique reveals epigenetic drivers of cancers

Scientists have made major advances in understanding and developing treatments for many cancers by identifying genetic mutations that drive the disease. Now a team led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian ...

Oncology & Cancer

Engineering T cells to attack cancer broadly

Through T cell engineering, researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center show that it's possible to arrest tumor growth for a variety of cancers and squash the spread of cancer to other tissues. This ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

FDA clears investigational drug for ALS gene therapy trials

Apic Bio, a gene therapy company developing treatment options for patients with rare genetic diseases and co-founded by UMass Medical School's Robert H. Brown Jr., DPhil, MD, announced that the FDA has cleared its investigational ...

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