genomics

Molecular Tests May Change Cancer Screening

As the accuracy of traditional cancer screening is called into question, molecular and genetic tests promise an alternative, noninvasive form of early detection.

He Got A Rare Disease Diagnosis So He Rethought The Whole System

While working to understand not only his own rare disease but also how the broader healthcare industry develops treatments for rare diseases as a whole, Onno Faber uncovered the building blocks of his new company.

Treating Rare Diseases at Birth and Before: Dr. Phil Reilly

In his latest book, clinical geneticist and biotech entrepreneur Dr. Phil Reilly chronicles centuries of medical progress that have contributed to recent breakthroughs in rare disease medicines, diagnostics, and clinical care. He says we're just...

Molecular Signatures Are Redefining Cancer Treatment

New studies demonstrate that treating cancer based on its molecular vulnerabilities, rather than where it originated, could translate to better outcomes for patients

Most Genome Data Comes from White Folks. Scientists Are Trying to Fix That.

With a new genome sequence, more diverse data sets, and population-specific projects, scientists are making progress in representing humanity’s real DNA diversity.

Doctors Finally Care About Your Home DNA Results

After years of dismissing direct-to-consumer genetic tests, some healthcare professionals are now seeking guidelines for how to incorporate this data into patient care.

A Breakthrough Cancer Therapy Targets Autoimmune Diseases

CAR T therapies juice the immune system. In cancer, they have cured patients who had little hope for survival. Now scientists are asking "What else can they do?"

AI, Digital Gene Editing & Fusion: What Comes Next For NFTs

NFTs have entered a new stage of their life cycle—and the possibilities are endless for this next generation, aptly called Living NFTs.

Can CRISPR Solve Covid Testing?

Scientists are using elements of the gene editing technology to develop rapid, accurate tests for infectious diseases, including Covid-19.

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