Genome Sequencing Found Feasible and Informative for Pediatric Cancer Treatment

For Immediate Release Wednesday, October 17, 2018 5:30 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time Media Contact: Ann Klinck 301.634.7342 press@ashg.org Recommendations Reported at ASHG 2018 Annual Meeting SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Comprehensive genetic testing of tumors and non-cancerous tissue from pediatric cancer patients is a feasible and clinically useful approach that can guide patient care, according to... Read More

Trainee Paper Spotlight: Douglas Dluzen

Trainee Author: Douglas Dluzen, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow National Institute on Aging (Photo courtesy Dr. Dluzen) Dluzen DF et al. Racial differences in microRNA and gene expression in hypertensive women. Sci Rep. 2016 Oct 25;6:35815. doi: 10.1038/srep35815. This paper emphasizes the importance of miRNA on population specific gene expression patterns. Dluzen et al. demonstrate that differential expression of a set... Read More

New method helps link genomic variation to protein production

New method helps link genomic variation to protein production

NEWS For more information: Cathy Yarbrough press@ashg.org 858-243-1814 Embargo: 4:30 p.m. PT, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 Scientists have adopted a novel laboratory approach for determining the effect of genetic variation on the efficiency of the biological process that translates a gene’s DNA sequence into a protein, such as hemoglobin, according to a presentation today (Nov.... Read More

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