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.
  • Molecular map reveals genetic origins of 21 autoimmune diseases

    October 29th, 2014
    Scientists have created a molecular map that pinpoints genetic variants that play a role in 21 different autoimmune diseases.
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  • Thyroid cancer genome analysis finds markers of aggressive tumors

    October 23rd, 2014
    TCGA study reveals molecular underpinnings; could lead to more precisely targeted treatment recommendations
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  • Global Alliance for Genomics and Health Members Meet to Advance Genomic Data Sharing

    October 20th, 2014
    Over 250 Leaders Convene at 2nd Plenary Focused on Progress and Near-Term Impact
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  • Patient’s dramatic response and resistance to cancer drug traced to unsuspected mutations

    October 9th, 2014
    Sequencing reveals why thyroid tumor responded to, and eventually resisted, treatment
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  • 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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