genomic


Stem cell mutations linked to hydrocephalus

11 de July de 2018 | 12:00 pm
Hydrocephalus is characterized by a dangerous buildup of pressure on the brain caused by excessive amounts of fluid. Researchers have long believed that the...

Researchers discover new vulnerability in deadly form of lung cancer

3 de July de 2018 | 1:00 pm
Researchers at the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI) have discovered a new metabolic vulnerability in small cell lung cancer (SCLC)...

Mechanism controlling multiple sclerosis risk identified

29 de June de 2018 | 1:00 pm
While the DNA sequence remains the same throughout a person’s life, the expression of the encoded genes may change with time and contribute to...

Molecular brake on human cell division prevents cancer

28 de June de 2018 | 1:00 pm
Researchers have discovered that the process of copying DNA generates a brake signal that stalls cell division. This molecular brake ensures that the cell...

Genes associated with infantile forms of schizophrenia identified

19 de June de 2018 | 1:00 pm
Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) and McGill University have identified novel genes associated with a specific form of schizophrenia....

Artificial gene defect reveals target to fight genetic disease

11 de June de 2018 | 1:00 pm
DNA Repair is essential for a healthy organism. In every day of our lives, tens of thousands of damages occur in the genetic material...

Receptor proteins that respond to nicotine may help fat cells burn energy

28 de May de 2018 | 12:00 pm
The same proteins that moderate nicotine dependence in the brain may be involved in regulating metabolism by acting directly on certain types of fat...

Study examines the rise of plaque in arteries

26 de May de 2018 | 1:00 pm
The accumulation of cholesterol plaques in artery walls can lead to atherosclerosis, or the hardening of arteries that contributes to heart attacks and strokes....

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...
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