genomic


New brain development disorder identified by scientists

22 de May de 2018 | 1:00 pm
Researchers have identified a new inherited neurodevelopmental disease that causes slow growth, seizures and learning difficulties in humans. Writing in the journal eLife, the...

Researchers identify genetic variants that may predict glaucoma risk

21 de May de 2018 | 1:00 pm
A study led by scientists from King’s College London, University College London, Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School has identified 133 genetic...

Genome editing method targets HIV

18 de May de 2018 | 1:00 pm
By destroying the regulatory genes of the AIDS virus HIV-1 using the genome editing system CRISPR/Cas9, a Japanese research group has succeeded in blocking...

Tumor-like spheres help scientists discover smarter cancer drugs

15 de May de 2018 | 12:00 pm
Cancer is a disease often driven by mutations in genes. As researchers learn more about these genes, and the proteins they code for, they...

Boosting the effects of vitamin D to tackle diabetes

10 de May de 2018 | 1:00 pm
More than 27 million people in the United States are living with type 2 diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....

New gene therapy sparks healthy heart beats

9 de May de 2018 | 1:00 pm
The most common and potentially lethal complication following a heart attack is the heart’s inability to do one of its most basic jobs: beat...

Essential Malaria Parasite Genes Revealed

5 de May de 2018 | 1:00 pm
Researchers have exploited a quirk in the genetic make-up of the deadly malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, to create 38,000 mutant strains and then determine...

New advance that may help better understand the origin of genes

15 de April de 2018 | 12:00 pm
A new study has identified hundreds of genome fragments with no apparent function, but which have the capacity to generate new proteins and potentially...

Axolotl’s genome may keep the secrets to fight against cancer and aging

6 de April de 2018 | 12:00 pm
The axolotl, a vertebrate with the ability to regenerate itself, has a genome of 32 billion base pairs of DNA, 10 times larger than...

Reactive test strip to detect tuberculosis

31 de March de 2018 | 1:00 pm
After more than 10 years of studies and experimentation, a group of scientists from the Biomedical Research Unit of Zacatecas (UIBMZ) developed a test...
Carlos Slim Health Institute | Privacy Notice | Contact