Researchers at the Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason Medical Center have identified protein signaling pathways involved in effector T-cell resistance in multiple sclerosis.

The pathways, which revolve around the cytokine IL-6, could prove a source of biomarkers for predicting disease progression and severity, Jane Buckner, a BRI researcher and leader of the study, told ProteoMonitor.

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.

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