I know that our lifespans are determined by a combination of nature and nurture. But if you had to pick a number, just how much of a role do genes play in our longevity?
An advancement in gene editing technology is transforming medicine in the lab and the clinic. Where could this technology lead?
I read about a clinical trial using gene therapy in a group of Alzheimer’s patients. I’ve heard the term a lot, but what, exactly, is gene therapy?
I’m 35, I lost 60 pounds, eat a Mediterranean diet and exercise daily. Yet, at my physical last month, my cholesterol was still high. Can this be genetic?
The NIH has awarded OMRF and Harvard $4.1 million to investigate the role of genetics in the development of lupus.
At OMRF, OSSM senior Kevin Nguyen is studying MPS1, a gene discovered to be a “master regulator” of cell division.