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News / 02.15.18

A strip of paper can now indicate presence of pathogens, tumor DNA, or any genetic signature of interest. 100-fold greater sensitivity, the ability to detect multiple targets at once, and other new features further enhance SHERLOCK's power for detecting genetic signatures.Read more

Blog / 02.14.18

In a pair of posts on the GATK Blog, Broad data scientists announce big steps toward making sequencing data from different locations more interoperable, and reducing the cost of sequence analysis from $45 per genome in 2016 to $5 today.Read more

News / 02.1.18
A gene's role in a disease is not always a direct one, a point highlighted when connecting the dots between one gene and IBD.Read more
News / 02.22.18
An analysis of nearly 3,800 colorectal cancer patients — the largest germline risk study for this cancer to date — reveals opportunities for improved risk screening and, possibly, treatment.Read more
Blog / 12.21.17
When people think about prion mutations, their mind jumps to things that cause disease. But as a Broad researcher points out, some prion mutations can protect against disease, and point to...Read more
News / 12.20.17
Researchers deliver CRISPR-Cas9 directly into the inner ear hair cells of mice, preventing hearing loss in animal model of genetic progressive deafnessRead more
Blog / 12.14.17
Similar mutations in the gene SPOP have completely opposite effects in prostate versus endometrial cancers. What does that mean for efforts aimed at functionally interpreting cancer genetic findings?Read more
News / 12.7.17
Inspired by rare genetic disease, researchers develop a compound that can protect kidney cells from death and restore kidney function in multiple animal models of progressive kidney disease.Read more
News / 01.9.18
New version of the leading genome analysis toolkit increases analysis scope and includes enhanced machine learning algorithms for greater performance.Read more
Blog / 12.6.17
The open availability of accurate genome assemblies and gene annotations from isolates of this emerging multidrug-resistant fungus should help the scientific community better understand its worldwide threat to health.Read more
News / 12.4.17
Researchers have identified an indirect way of countering a key genetic lesion in neuroblastoma.Read more
Blog / 04.8.16
Update, February 2018: A traveling art exhibit featuring portraits of children with rare diseases returns to the Broad this spring to humanize and inspire research on these conditions.Read more
Events / 02.14.17
Models, Inference & Algorithms (MIA) is a Broad initiative to support learning and collaboration across the interface of biology and mathematics / statistics / machine learning / computer science...Read more
Blog / 11.20.17
With the Prion Registry, a pair of Broad researchers and their partners are creating a central way to engage with patients who have prion disease.Read more