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Category Archives: Genetic Medicine

Sense of smell is a unique product of genes and experience … – Medical News Today

New research suggests that an individual's unique sense of smell is the result of genes interacting with experience. A study of genetically similar mice shows that while genes may decide the types of odor-detecting cells that an animal has in its nose, its life history influences the numbers of different cell types, giving each animal a unique perception of smell. The study - which is published in the journal eLIFE - is the work of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Cambridge in the United Kingdom, and other research centers in the United States and Brazil. Continue reading

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Are you a chocaholic? Your genes could be to blame – Medical … – Medical News Today

Burgers, fries, chocolate - we know these foods are bad for our health. So why are some of us incapable of cutting them from our diets? A new study suggests that our genes may be responsible Continue reading

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Does the Hype Exceed Reality for Precision Medicine? – [email protected]

American healthcare is expensive, and the political debate continues to rage about how best to pay for it and reduce costs, particularly for Obamacare. Continue reading

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Five Weill Cornell Medical Students Win Prestigious Howard Hughes Fellowships – Cornell Chronicle

Five Weill Cornell Medical College students have been named 2017 Medical Research Fellows from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). Its the most HHMI fellowships awarded to Weill Cornell students since the awards inception in 1989 Continue reading

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Jeffrey Hawkins of Illumina is Elected to the Board of ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine – PR Newswire (press release)

For the decade prior to GenMark, Hawkins served in various positions of increasing responsibility across R&D, sales, marketing and manufacturing in the clinical diagnostics field for Hologic, Third Wave Technologies and Abbott Laboratories. He holds a BA in Chemistry with honors from Concordia University and an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management. "We are excited to welcome Jeff Hawkins to the ACMG Foundation Board of Directors Continue reading

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Obesity amplifies genetic risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease … – Science Daily

Obesity amplifies genetic risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease ... Science Daily An international study has revealed a striking genetic-environmental interaction: Obesity significantly amplifies the effects of three gene variants that increase ... and more » Continue reading

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