Press Releases

The Broad Institute only issues press releases relative to major scientific findings and events. Below is a chronological archive of past releases.
  • International team sheds new light on biology underlying schizophrenia

    July 21st, 2014
    Genes, pathways identified could inform new approaches to treatment
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  • Study identifies novel genomic changes in the most common type of lung cancer

    July 9th, 2014
    TCGA finds mutations in a key cancer-causing pathway, expanding targets for existing drugs
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  • Scientists identify additional challenges in KRAS-driven cancers

    June 19th, 2014
    Cancers driven by – and dependent on – the potent mutated cancer gene KRAS have an especially poor prognosis, and three decades of scientific attempts have failed to produce drugs that can attack KRAS and halt the tumors’ runaway growth.
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  • Broken gene found to protect against heart disease

    June 18th, 2014
    Loss-of-function mutations in APOC3 gene lower blood lipids and lower risk of coronary artery disease
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  • Broad Institute, MGH researchers chart cellular complexity of brain tumors

    June 11th, 2014
    Cellular makeup of glioblastoma more diverse than previously thought
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