Hospital for Special Surgery to Launch Genomics Center | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City will use a new $5.6 million grant to launch a center that will focus on using genomic medicine to study and develop new treatments for rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus, HSS said today.

The hospital received the award from the Tow Foundation to establish the HSS Genomics Center, which will conduct investigations aimed at understanding the regulation and function of proteins involved in lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, and to identify genes linked to these diseases.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In Nature this week: genome-wide transcriptome analysis of brain samples from people with autism spectrum disorder, flounder genome, and more.

Researchers used T-cell transfer therapy to target mutation KRAS, according to the New York Times.

The US Senate has passed the 21st Century Cures Act, which would provide a funding boost at NIH while overhauling FDA policies.

Bloomberg reports that President-elect Donald Trump is considering Jim O'Neill for Food and Drug Administration commissioner.