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Genetic risk for lupus tied to ancestry – Medical Xpress – Medical Xpress

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Northwestern Medicine collaborated with international colleagues in a study that identified two dozen new genes linked to lupus after analyzing genetic samples from over 27,000 individuals across the globe. The study, published in Nature Communications, was co-authored by Rosalind Ramsey-Goldman, MD, DrPH, the Solovy/Arthritis Research Society Research Professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology, part of a group of authors from more than 70 universities Continue reading

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Madhuri Hegde, PhD is Elected to the Board of the ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine – Markets Insider

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Madhuri Hegde, PhD, FACMG of PerkinElmer, Inc. in Waltham, MA has been elected to the ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Board of Directors, the supporting educational foundation of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics. Continue reading

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Understanding Williams Syndrome: Genetic condition brings host of medical problems but also unlimited capacity to love – WGN-TV

Please enable Javascript to watch this video How a heart that is broken physically works flawlessly when it comes to emotion. For children born with Williams Syndrome, compromised heart function opens the door for an unlimited capacity to love. Continue reading

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Myriad Genetics’ Stock Is Starting To Make A Run – Seeking Alpha

Healthcares been in the news a lot lately thanks to the Republicans efforts at healthcare reform. Continue reading

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Medicine’s Movable Feast: What Jumping Genes Can Teach Us about Treating Disease – Scientific American

When the groundbreaking geneticist Barbara McClintock was born in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1902, her parents initially named her Eleanor. But they soon felt that the name was too delicate for their daughter and began to call her Barbara instead, which they thought better suited her strong personality. Her parents accurately predicted her determination. Continue reading

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Stanford Center for Definitive and Curative Medicine to tackle genetic diseases – Scope (blog)

Good news for people suffering from genetic diseases and for those who could be helped with stem cell therapies. This week, Stanford announced the creation of the Center for Definitive and Curative Medicine, a new center that aims to bring life-changing advances to millions of patients. The Center for Definitive and Curative Medicine is going to be a major force in theprecision healthrevolution, saidLloyd Minor, MD, dean of the School of Medicine, in a press release Continue reading

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