All genetic

close-up of the iris of an eye

October 21, 2015

For Latinos, African ancestry adds to risk of glaucoma

Search on to identify individual genes for eye condition

COVER - NATURE - RIBOSOME (F)

July 29, 2015

Researchers design first artificial ribosome

Discovery could enable production of new drugs

Zebra Fish scan

June 25, 2015

Researchers uncover epigenetic switches that turn stem cells into blood vessel cells

‘Epigenetic’ changes determine the fate of embryonic cells

Anjum Ansari and Jung-Hyun Min

March 17, 2015

Taking a closer look at damaged DNA

Researchers examine how repair enzyme works

Anne Boullerne and Doug Feinstein

March 4, 2015

Strong genetic risk factor for MS discovered in five affected siblings

Researchers find variant almost doubles women’s risk for disabling disease

Mary Jo LaDu & Leon Tai

July 16, 2014

Drug’s effect on Alzheimer’s may depend on severity of disease

Study is first look at drug in mice that carry human Alzheimer’s genes

Bellur S. Prabhakar holds a flask of pink liquid

February 18, 2014

Researchers link loss of gene function to diabetes

Insulin not released in bloodstream, researchers find

abstract medical image

February 4, 2014

At the corner of science and philosophy

That’s where you’ll find the Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience

Bellur Prabhakar

January 3, 2014

Loss of function of a single gene linked to diabetes in mice

Gene defect prevents insulin from ever reaching bloodstream

Giuseppina Nucifora

September 20, 2013

Bridge-grant funds blood disease research during sequestration

Blood-disorder studies affected by federal cuts

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