Topic: Vishy Iyer

Cracking the Genetic Code of Brain Tumors

Sept. 28, 2012
Cracking the Genetic Code of Brain Tumors

Every tumor is genetically unique. Better understanding of specific mutation patterns could lead to personalized treatments for patients with deadly brain tumors known as glioblastomas.

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Scientists Find More Influences on Inherited Traits

March 19, 2010

Researchers have looked deeper into the makeup of DNA to get clues about why people might have different colors of hair or eyes, why some are taller or heavier and why some are more susceptible to certain diseases.

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University of Texas at Austin professor chips in to determine how genes work with each other

Aug. 28, 2007

Scores of scientists from dozens of institutions gave one percent of the human genome a thorough going over as the start of the Encyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) project.

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