News from the Broad

The Broad Institute is committed to open sharing not only of its scientific data and tools, but also information and news about our progress towards achieving our mission. Below are just a few highlights from the Broad scientific community.
  • Broad Institute launches initiative to uncover basic science underlying food allergy

    June 22nd, 2016
    Food allergy science initiative will bring leading scientists together to pave way for development of diagnostics, therapeutics
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  • Feng Zhang named 2016 Tang laureate

    June 18th, 2016
    Feng Zhang, a core institute member of the Broad Institute, an investigator at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT, and W. M. Keck Career Development Associate Professor in MIT’s Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences with a joint appointment in Biological Engineering, has been named a 2016 Tang Prize Laureate in Biopharmaceutical Science for his role in developing the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing system and demonstrating...
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  • Broad Institute researchers discuss gender equality at United State of Women Summit

    June 14th, 2016
    On Tuesday, June 14, the White House hosted the United State of Women Summit in Washington, D.C.
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  • GA4GH presents vision, model for genomic and clinical data sharing

    June 9th, 2016
    International coalition calls for a new data ecosystem for sharing genomic and clinical data
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  • Direct patient engagement through social media speeds recruitment to cancer research study

    June 4th, 2016
    A crowd-sourcing strategy aimed at accelerating research into metastatic breast cancer has connected advocacy groups, social media, and a dedicated web site to register more than 2,000 patients from all 50 states in its first seven months, say researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.
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