Posts Tagged: Genetics

Feinstein scientist receives NIH grant to identify genetic risks for Alzheimer’s disease

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Assistant Professor Yun Freudenberg-Hua, MD, has been awarded a five-year, $600,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute on Aging to identify genetic risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease. A better understanding of the genetic causes of the disease will help develop possible treatments for the estimated… read more

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Natera Enters into Partnership with the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research to Advance Cancer Diagnostics Research

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Agreement opens door for Natera’s proven technology to be used for non-invasive detection and monitoring of cancer San Carlos, CA, and Manhasset, NY (June 16, 2014) – Natera, Inc., a leader in non-invasive genetic testing, and The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research today announced that they have entered into a research agreement to analyze cell-free circulating tumor… read more

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Researchers Complete a Milestone in Defining the Genetic Basis of Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Manhasset, NY – An international group of investigators has discovered new genes, pathways and cell types that are involved in inherited susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The findings are published online in Nature. Scientists performed a genome-wide association study (GWAS) meta-analysis in more than 100,000 people of European and Asian descent. They discovered 42 new sites… read more

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