Press Releases

The Broad Institute only issues press releases relative to major scientific findings and events. Below is a chronological archive of past releases.
  • GIANT study reveals giant number of genes linked to height

    October 6th, 2014
    International collaboration doubles the number of genes linked to height to over 400
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  • Researchers at Broad Institute and MIT engineer "Cas9" animal models to study disease and inform drug discovery

    September 25th, 2014
    Cas9 animal model provides powerful, time-saving tool
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  • Genes and Immunity

    September 11th, 2014
    Complex patterns in individual immune response suggest environmental influences as well as a genetic component
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  • Sequencing of five African fishes reveals diverse molecular mechanisms underlying evolution

    September 3rd, 2014
    Reservoir of mutations enabled cichlid fish to adapt to varied environments; results shed light on mechanisms of vertebrate evolution
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  • Genomic sequencing reveals mutations, insights into 2014 Ebola outbreak

    August 28th, 2014
    Broad researchers and colleagues find clues about origin, transmission of deadly virus
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