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The researchers identified 122 potential immune response drivers that could serve as targets for drug research efforts.

The money was provided by real estate developer and philanthropist Conrad Prebys and will be used to accelerate the delivery of new treatments to improve human health.

The partners will screen for molecules that could revive metabolic activity in heart tissue damaged by cardiovascular disease or failure.

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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNA), molecules previously thought to play no role in cellular or disease development, may provide researchers a new avenue for developing a non-invasive diagnostic for prostate cancer.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Broad Institute confirmed that it is laying off 27 employees as the National Institutes of Health stopped funding for a program, and the institute separately decided to refocus its therapeutic development efforts.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – While variants in the gene FTO have previously been associated with a propensity toward obesity, the University of Chicago's Marcelo Nóbrega and colleagues reported in Nature this week that those obesity-linked variants in FTO actually

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sanford-Burhnam Medical research Institute said today it has received a grant from the US Department of the Air Force to use cell-based assays to study the potential toxicity of large collections of chemicals.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute said today that its investigators will collaborate with Pfizer to identify therapeutic targets for use in preventing and treating complications related to obesity and diabetes.

In attempting to diagnose a set of congenital disorders of glycosylation, a team from Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute has highlighted some important pitfalls of using sequencing results to inform clinical diagnosis, specifically, the potential of somatic mosaicism to c

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and Intrexon have struck a collaboration focused on developing new induced pluripotent stem cell technologies for research purposes, the institute said today.

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

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