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.
  • 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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  • 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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