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 Science this week: mtDNA analysis give glimpse into decline of Neanderthals in Europe, and more.

The University of Arizona's Raina Maier writes that an understanding of the Earth's microbiome is needed.

The proposed Canadian budget emphasizes partnerships with industry, Nature News reports.

An Australian study of personalized medicine has run into problems as it recruits patients.