genes

July 1, 2020

A national partnership, funded by the NIH, will evaluate the use of genomic information in the health care of diverse participants

October 30, 2019

Large, mobile gene clusters protect against a type of toxic attack by rival bacteria.

February 7, 2019

Folliculin gene defects are implicated in some forms of infertility, certain cancers and other cell growth disorders.

September 21, 2018

Since 2003, researchers have noticed that scientists tend to study the same genes, over and over. And the genes that become popular aren't necessarily the most interesting ones, they say.  It may be decades before all the genes are studied. 

September 14, 2018

An analysis of nearly 4,000 mutations deliberately engineered into the BRCA1 gene will immediately benefit people undergoing genetic testing for breast or ovarian cancer risk.

April 25, 2018

Mosaic variations in the cells of a parent may explain why childhood epilepsy strikes twice in some families

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