Foundation Medicine Inc., a Cambridge biotechnology company using genomics data and DNA sequencing to help doctors pinpoint treatments for cancer patients, is partnering with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center to co-develop a molecular diagnostic product designed to match patients with hematologic cancers with the best treatments. Hematologic cancers include leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma …
Scientists have identified a single gene, ERCC4, that can be involved in three human diseases depending on which type of mutation it presents: Fanconi anaemia, xeroderma pigmentosum, or a type of progeria.
A new genome-wide association study of more than 6,000 people has identified seven new genetic regions associated with pulmonary fibrosis.
One of the world's most popular aquarium fish on Wednesday joined the rat, the mouse, the fruitfly and the nematode worm in the roll call of creatures whose DNA has been sequenced to help fight disease among humans.
Washington, April 16 (ANI): UC San Francisco scientists have revealed that specific DNA once dismissed as junk plays an important role in brain development and might be involved in several devastating neurological diseases.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Nobel Prize won by Francis Crick in 1962 for his discovery of DNA was sold Thursday at auction for more than $2 million.
A Nobel-winning molecular biologist explores the connections of emotional stress, health and DNA.
Emerald Coast Dental Sleep Medicine is now offering a new method of treatment with the DNA oral appliance.
Brain activity from experiences as common as exploring new locations surprisingly damages the noggin’s DNA, hinting that such disruptions may be a key part of thinking, learning and memory, researchers say.
San Francisco, March 12 (IANS) Scientists have shown that DNA length can help predict lifespan in patients with cardiac disease , says a new study.