NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Blueprint Medicines today announced a collaboration with Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center to identify new cancer targets.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Tapeworm infections may be vulnerable to some of the same compounds used in cancer chemotherapy — at least that's one of the predictions stemming from a new Nature study focused on genome sequences for four tapeworm species.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The UK's Medical Research Council has funded a new international initiative seeking to develop a multi-partner platform that will harness genomics and other technologies to study chronic, non-communicable diseases that impact sub-Saharan African.
An international team led by investigators at the National Human Genome Research Institute and Istanbul University has uncovered new loci linked to Behçet's disease, a blood vessel condition characterize
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Not one but two epidemic Clostridium difficile lineages that emerged in North America are behind hospital outbreaks at centers around the world since 2001, according to a new Nature Genetics study by a Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute-led team.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a study appearing online today in Nature, a large international research group led by investigators in the UK and Germany reports on 75 independent sites in the genome associated with red blood cell features or formation.