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  1. Montr al discovery could impact the study of chronic pain conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | EurekAlert!

    ... and Hanns Ulrich Zeilhofer from the University of Zurich. Artur Kania obtained his PhD in human and molecular genetics from Baylor College of Medicine in Texas, USA. He is Associate IRCM Research Professor and Director of the Neural Circuit ...

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  2. Fourteen Early Career Researchers Awarded for Research Presented at Fungal Genetics ConferenceRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Newswise

    Newswise - BETHESDA, MD - The Genetics Society of America and the community of fungal geneticists are pleased to announce the winners of the GSA poster awards at the 28th Fungal Genetics Conference , which took place in Pacific Grove, CA, March 17-22, 2015. The awards were made to graduate student and postdoctoral scientists in recognition of the research they presented at the conference.

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  3. Alana Foundation To Fund Case Western Reserve University-MIT...Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | BioSpace

    ... Institute for Children's Health (RICH), Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. "Our knowledge of genetics and neuroscience today makes the possibility of success more promising than ever. Thanks to the foundation, we can build on recent ...

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  4. A Frequent Genomic Alteration Is Identified in a Rare Subset of Breast CancerRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Newswise

    ... School and RUCDR Infinite Biologics, the world's largest university-based biorepository, located within the Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey - wanted to define the relationship of ERBB2 alterations in the pleomorphic form of the disease. ...

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  5. 3D structure solved for vulnerable region of glaucoma-causing proteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... of Health (NIH). The study was featured as the cover story in the April 15 issue of the journal Human Molecular Genetics . Glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness worldwide, is a group of diseases that damage the eye's optic nerve and cause ...

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  6. Winners of GSA poster awards announced at Fungal Genetics ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Medical News

    The Genetics Society of America and the community of fungal geneticists are pleased to announce the winners of the GSA poster awards at the 28th Fungal Genetics Conference, which took place in Pacific Grove, CA, March 17-22, 2015. The awards were made to graduate student and postdoctoral scientists in recognition of the research they presented at the conference.

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  7. Super-rat history extracted from DNARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | BBC News

    ... this on vegetation rafts, flushed out of rivers that entered the ocean on the north coast of South America. The genetics indicate that there were at least two big dispersals of the rats, but what surprised the team was just how diverse the animals ...

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  8. Phylogenetic diversity within the endemic brown trout Duero lineage:...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | CSIRO Publishing

    M. Vera A B C , J. L. GarcA a-MarA n A , P. Martinez B and C. Bouza B A Laboratory of Genetic Ichthyology, Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Girona, Campus of Montilivi, E-17071 Girona, Spain. B Department of Genetics, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Santiago de Compostela, Campus of Lugo, E-27002 Lugo, Spain.

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  9. Why The Same Training Plans Work Differently For Different PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Competitor Magazine

    ... don't take into account all the other life factors that go into losing weight. And part of it just comes down to genetics. The HERITAGE (HEalth, RIsk factors, Training And GEnetics) Family Study tried to answer this question by putting multiple ...

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  10. Novel genetic datashare initiative launched to improve detection of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Medical News

    ... Quest Diagnostics. "This initiative will harness the power of diagnostic insights to illuminate the role of genetics in inherited cancer. It reflects Quest's value as a provider of insights into disease that enable people to take actions to improve ...

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  11. DRD and GRIN2B polymorphisms and their association with the...Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | BioMed Central

    Neurobiology and Genetics Group, Genetic and Regenerative Medicine Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, 43400, Selangor, Malaysia Background Impulse control disorder and behaviours represent a group of behavioural disorders that have become increasingly recognised in Parkinson's disease patients who previously used dopaminergic medications, particularly dopamine agonists and levodopa. It has been suggested that these medications can lead to the development of ICB through the abnormal modulation of dopaminergic transmission and signalling in the mesocorticolimbic dopaminergic system.

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  12. Genetic polymorphisms of NAMPT related with susceptibility to esophageal Squamous cell carcinomaRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | BioMed Central

    Key Laboratory of Carcinogenesis and Translational Research , Laboratory of Genetics, Peking University School of Oncology, Beijing Cancer Hospital & Institute, Beijing, China Background Nicotinamide phosphoribosyl transferase plays a crucial role in tumorigenesis. The present study examines whether genetic polymorphisms of NAMPT are related to the risk of developing esophageal squamous cell carcinoma .

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  13. Hunt for deadly breast cancer genes pools thousands of womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... will open up to researchers and companies the sort of information that at one time was tightly guarded by Myriad Genetics Inc. Myriad for years had patents on the genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2, preventing other diagnostic companies from selling tests. Both ...

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  14. Explaining genes and biotechnologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Daily Monitor

    ... over time, there was increased knowledge about cell division and sexual reproduction as well as the science of genetics. This was the background to application of biotechnology in agriculture that was given during a meeting of National Agricultural ...

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  15. The serious harm antibiotics can causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | China Daily

    ... the antibiotics. Since bacteria accumulate resistance by developing new genes, in a strange twist of fate, genetics can work against us. Thus, any time a person uses an antibiotic without proper indication or for a shorter time than needed, it is ...

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  16. When genes are expressed in reverse: Discovered a regulatory mechanism of antisense DNARead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Biology News Net

    ... Epigenetics and Biology of Cancer (PEBC) Institute of Biomedical Research of Bellvitge (IDIBELL), Professor of Genetics at the University of Barcelona and ICREA researcher and Sonia Guil researcher at the same department, provides new clues and ...

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  17. Sex offending may be in our genes but that won't help us prevent itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Mail on Sunday

    ... cases could this familial connection be explained by shared environmental factors. On the other hand, their shared genetics were a factor in 40 per cent of cases, with the remaining 58 per cent of cases stemming from environmental factors not shared ...

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  18. Start-up offers low-cost breast cancer genetic testRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | CBS News

    ... range from $1,500 to $4,000, making it difficult for the uninsured to be tested. Quest Diagnostics Inc. and Myriad Genetics Inc. are two of the major distributors of these tests. In 2013, Myriad Genetics lost a Supreme Court case related to its ...

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  19. Low-cost cancer tests show promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Telegraph

    ... genetic risk screening for cancer since 2013, when the Supreme Court invalidated the gene patents that gave Myriad Genetics a monopoly on BRCA testing. The field has also been propelled by the actress and filmmaker Angelina Jolie, who has a BRCA1 ...

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  20. The Burgeoning Field of Ablatogenomics [Editorials]Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Circulation

    ... fields of medicine. gene-guided therapy holds great promise in cardiac electrophysiology owing to the importance of genetics in atrial fibrillation (AF) and the more rare inherited arrhythmia syndromes. In the context of AF, genetic factors play a ...

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