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The institute will combine expertise from six cancer centers in the US in order to drive research and drug development in cancer immunotherapy. 

Researchers identified bacteria-infecting viruses transmitted from a healthy donor to children with ulcerative colitis during fecal transplantation.

The research team used selective amplification to sequence whole genomes of the parasites, revealing new information about how they evolved to infect human hosts. 

A significant proportion of women with peripartum cardiomyopathy had truncating mutations in genes previously implicated in dilated cardiomyopathy.

The scientists used their method, called PS-ChAP, to gain insight into cellular phosphorylation signaling pathways in chromatin down to the gene level.

The partners will conduct multiple studies to analyze circulating tumor cells to find biomarkers that could predict a patient's response to treatment.

A former University of Pennsylvania cancer researcher is being jailed for theft, Philly Confidential reports.

The researchers said that long non-coding RNAs showed more specificity to different cancer types than protein-coding genes, making them important, precise biomarkers.

By scrutinizing more than 30,000 samples over dozens of studies, the team is exploring the genetics of transplantation complications.

The funding will be used to investigate the role of long, non-coding RNAs in both the normal development and stress responses of various plant species.

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A new analysis founds that nearly half the late-stage clinical trials sponsored by a US National Cancer Institute program influence patient care.

Technology Review reports that sickle cell patients are optimistic about gene editing to treat their disease, but are worried about how available it will be.

The owner of the GEDmatch website tells CBS12 he is considering charging law enforcement a fee to use the site.

In Nature this week: babies born by caesarean section are more likely to have altered gut microbiota profiles, and more.