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 launches next decade with new $100M gift

    November 14th, 2013
    Historic pledge from Eli and Edythe Broad to propel institute into a new decade of biomedical discovery to benefit patients
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  • Mexico-US genomics partnership launches second phase

    October 29th, 2013
    Carlos Slim Foundation pledges $139M contribution to the Slim Initiative for genomic Medicine in the Americas (SIGMA) to the Broad Institute, propelling initiatives aimed at improving health in Latin America
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  • Broad Institute launches CLIA-certified Clinical Research Sequencing Platform

    October 21st, 2013
    Approval received from state to process clinical samples
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  • Compounds point the way to cancer’s dependencies

    August 29th, 2013
    Public portal launched to identify therapeutic sensitivities of cancer cell lines
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  • Coelacanth genome surfaces

    April 17th, 2013
    Unexpected insights from a fish with a 300-million-year-old fossil record
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