Press Releases

The Broad Institute only issues press releases relative to major scientific findings and events. Below is a chronological archive of past releases.
  • Stanley Center at the Broad Institute and New York Stem Cell Foundation partner to develop stem cell resource for schizophrenia and psychiatric diseases

    February 19th, 2015
    Induced pluripotent stem cell lines to be made from people with schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders, to study cell changes
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  • Largest ever genome-wide study strengthens genetic link to obesity

    February 11th, 2015
    Findings help explain why some people are more likely than others to gain weight and develop obesity-related conditions
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  • Researchers find link between microbiome, type 1 diabetes

    February 5th, 2015
    Large longitudinal study sees shift in microbiome species diversity prior to onset of disease Updated: February 23, 2015
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  • Scientists map the human loop-ome, revealing a new form of genetic regulation

    December 11th, 2014
    Researchers describe the results of a five-year effort to map, in unprecedented detail, how the 2-meter long human genome folds inside the nucleus of a cell.
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  • Rare gene mutations raise risk of early heart attack

    December 10th, 2014
    Mutations in APOA5 gene found to increase blood triglycerides and heart attack risk
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