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BLOG / 02.27.17
The European Patent Office (EPO) has announced it intends to grant its first CRISPR-Cpf1 patent to the Broad Institute, MIT, and Harvard University, based on a patent application filed in June 2015.Read more
Susanna M. Hamilton, Broad Communications
Podcast / 02.27.17
In recognition of Rare Disease Day, Anna Greka, an institute member at the Broad Institute, an associate physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, shares part of her journey as a physician-scientist studying rare kidney diseases and highlights the deep impacts of patient involvement in research.Read more
Susanna M. Hamilton and Lauren Solomon, Broad Communications
Blog / 02.16.17
Genetic predisposition to a higher waist-to-hip ratio, or “apple” body shape, contributes to development of type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease, according to an analysis of multiple genomics studies.Read more
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BLOG / 02.14.17
Comparing list of suspect de novo mutations to ExAC reference exomes helps researchers refine the set of mutations thought to play a role in neurodevelopmental disordersRead more
Susanna M. Hamilton, Broad Communications
Podcast / 02.6.17
Hopi Hoekstra, an institute member at the Broad Institute, a Howard Hughes Medical Investigator at Harvard University, and the curator of mammals at Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology, tells us how her lab combines the genetic, environmental, and morphological traits of wild deer mice to answer questions about evolution and behavior.Read more