Press Releases

The Broad Institute only issues press releases relative to major scientific findings and events. Below is a chronological archive of past releases.
  • Broad Institute appoints new institutional leaders

    April 29th, 2014
    Expanding the leadership team will help drive institutional accomplishments in the next decade
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  • Broad Institute awarded first patent for engineered CRISPR-Cas9 system

    April 15th, 2014
    System enables scientists to modify genes, understand biology of cells
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  • Global Alliance Focused on Responsible Data Sharing Shows Progress in Standards Development and Membership at First Partner Meeting

    March 4th, 2014
    Global Alliance for Genomics and Health grows to over 150 partners, moves forward on approaches to meet the challenge of genomic and clinical data sharing and advance human health
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  • Study pinpoints protective mutations for type 2 diabetes

    March 2nd, 2014
    Broad Institute and MGH lead international collaboration uncovering potential drug target, work underscores promise of genomic approaches to identify and validate targets for drug discovery
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  • Broad, MIT researchers reveal structure of key CRISPR complex

    February 13th, 2014
    Work uncovers secret of how genome-editing tool works as a “guided missile” to correct errors in the genetic code
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