Press Releases

The Broad Institute only issues press releases relative to major scientific findings and events. Below is a chronological archive of past releases.
  • Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and Bayer Healthcare expand their partnership to develop therapies for cardiovascular disease

    March 31st, 2015
    The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have expanded their collaboration with Bayer HealthCare to include cardiovascular genomics and drug discovery. The goal of this new part of the alliance is to leverage insights from human genetics to help create new cardiovascular therapies.
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  • Broad Institute and Calico announce an extensive collaboration focused on the biology of aging and therapeutic approaches to diseases of aging

    March 17th, 2015
    The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard has entered into a partnership with Calico around the biology and genetics of aging and early-stage drug discovery. The partnership will support several efforts at the Broad to advance the understanding of age-related diseases and to propel the translation of these findings into new therapeutics.
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  • In vivo CRISPR-Cas9 screen sheds light on cancer metastasis and tumor evolution

    March 5th, 2015
    Genome-scale study points to drivers of tumor evolution and metastasis, provides roadmap for future in vivo Cas9 screens
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  • Stanley Center at the Broad Institute and New York Stem Cell Foundation partner to develop stem cell resource for schizophrenia and psychiatric diseases

    February 19th, 2015
    Induced pluripotent stem cell lines to be made from people with schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders, to study cell changes
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  • Largest ever genome-wide study strengthens genetic link to obesity

    February 11th, 2015
    Findings help explain why some people are more likely than others to gain weight and develop obesity-related conditions
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