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.
  • Defective NPC1L1 gene found to protect against heart disease

    November 12th, 2014
    Researchers find rare, loss-of-function mutations that lower blood cholesterol and reduce risk of heart disease
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  • Broad Institute and University of California team awarded NCI Cancer Genomics Cloud Pilot contract

    October 31st, 2014
    Pilot project to boost data sharing, accessibility
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  • 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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