SAN FRANCISCO (GenomeWeb) – A noninvasive test for recessive single-gene disorders could be used to screen prenatally for rare, inherited diseases for which one of the parents is a known carrier, according to researchers at Stanford University.

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In a statement, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says sexual harassment is "morally indefensible" and "unacceptable."

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Stat News and ProPublica report that African Americans are underrepresented in cancer clinical trials.

Oct
02
Sponsored by
Roche

In the last few years several molecular testing methodologies — such as immunohistochemistry, PCR, and sequencing — have been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to aid in the management of patients with lung cancer.  

Oct
10
Sponsored by
Philips Genomics

This webinar will provide a first-hand look at how the Dana-Farber Cancer Center is adapting its oncology care strategy in light of the rapidly evolving molecular landscape.