Oncology & Cancer

Beyond genomics: Using proteomics to target tumors

Dr. Amanda Paulovich, whose lab has a leading role in the Beau Biden Cancer Moonshot, will speak April 5 at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting about her lab's pioneering methods to measure ...

Neuroscience

Scientists use advanced technology to better understand ataxia

According to a recent study published in JAMA Neurology, Northwestern Medicine scientists have examined more than a century of data of the genetic makeup of ataxias, a neurodegenerative disorder, to better understand the ...

Genetics

How genetics could make medicine efficient and personalized

Upbringing and circumstance—and the consequences of a lifetime of decisions—all shape us to varying degrees. And the environment undoubtedly plays some role. But, at the core of it all is our genetics, the foundational ...

Genetics

Prediction of susceptible genes associated with diabetes risk

The Institute for Infocomm Research (I²R) is a member of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) family and is Singapore's largest ICT research institute. Established in 2002, our vision is to power a vibrant ...

Neuroscience

Interview with Connectomics founder Olaf Sporns

Last month marked the 10th anniversary of the landmark paper that launched "connectomics", overthrowing the predominant approach to localizing individual functions in the brain in favor of mapping the entirety of the brain's ...

Medical research

Researchers team up with Illumina to speed-read your microbiome

The human microbiome—the total collection of bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms living in and on your body—has been linked to a variety of health and disease states, including obesity, allergies, asthma, and a ...

Neuroscience

Neuroscience risks being the next science research bubble

Science, like any other field that attracts investment, is prone to bubbles. Overly optimistic investments in scientific fields, research methods and technologies generate episodes comparable to those experienced by financial ...

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