Two Genetic Regions Linked with Severe COVID-19 - 08thJune2020

In a genome-wide association study, variants in both the ABO blood group locus and a cluster of genes on human chromosome 3 are more common among COVID-19 patients with respiratory failure than in the general population.

The Scientist - News

How Carcinogens Trigger Development of Breast Cancer - 22ndMay2020

Breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer in women, with incidence rates highest in North America and Europe, and rates increasing globally. Because only 5 to 10 percent of breast cancers are due to high risk inherited mutations, such as BRCA1 and BRCA2, scientists say a better understanding of how environmental factors contribute to the disease is needed to prevent future breast cancers and lower incidence rates.

Genomics Research News

Receptors for SARS-CoV-2 Present in Wide Variety of Human Cells - 29thApril2020

Analyses from single-cell sequencing datasets support the idea that COVID-19 is not just a respiratory disease but an illness that can affect multiple organs.

The Scientist - News

Highly Sensitive TARDIS Sniffs Out Cancer in Patient’s Blood - 08thAugust2019

A new type of blood test for breast cancer could help avoid thousands of unnecessary surgeries and otherwise precisely monitor disease progression, according to a study led by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and Mayo Clinic in Arizona.

Genomics Research News

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