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 teams up with AWS, Cloudera, Google, IBM, Intel, and Microsoft to enable cloud-based access to the Genome Analysis Toolkit, simplifying genomic research

    April 5th, 2016
    Collaborations to expand access to GATK as a cloud-based service; Broad will continue to offer GATK as a direct download for on-premise use
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  • Feng Zhang receives 2016 Canada Gairdner International Award

    March 22nd, 2016
    Broad/MIT scientist among five honored as pioneers of CRISPR-Cas9 system
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  • Illuminating the broad spectrum of disease

    February 29th, 2016
    PRISM efficiently tests drug compounds in multiple cell lines simultaneously, accelerating discovery of targeted therapies in the service of precision medicine
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  • Genetic study provides first-ever insight into biological origin of schizophrenia

    January 26th, 2016
    Landmark analysis reveals excessive “pruning” of connections between neurons in brain predisposes to schizophrenia
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  • Broad Institute Genomic Services partners with Takeda Pharmaceuticals to offer genomic insight into the recently approved therapeutic NINLARO® (ixazomib)

    January 22nd, 2016
    Broad Institute Genomic Services has partnered with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited to perform genomic analysis on patient samples from a Phase 3 clinical trial of NINLARO® (ixazomib), an oral proteasome inhibitor that was recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), indicated in combination with lenalidomide and dexamethasone, for the treatment of patients with multiple myeloma who have received at least one...
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