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CASES OF THE WEEK Biogen International GMBH v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., Appeal No. 2020-1933 (Fed. Cir. Nov. 30, 2021) For the second time in two weeks, our Case of the Week...

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On March 6, 2018, 23andMe, Inc. received the first-ever FDA authorization for a direct-to-consumer genetic test that analyzes gene mutations to help predict a... Read More »
A controversial study of the H5N1 bird flu virus has been published today in the journal Nature. The study, and similar one that will be published in Science, sparked ... Read More »
Fanconi anemia, a recessive hereditary disease, leads to dysplasia, degeneration of bone marrow, and an increased risk of leukemia and tumors. Now, new research... Read More »
Stage III and IV melanoma patients are routinely tested for the BRAF gene mutation, a known oncogene for melanoma. Recently, Vemurafenib, a new FDA-approved drug, was ... Read More »
Researchers at University of California, Los Angeles have worked with a California family stricken by an extremely rare, devastating disorder that attacks the brain... Read More »
Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco have discovered that mutations in a gene called FLT3 could hold the key to treating the most common type of... Read More »
Researchers focused on children with ‘sporadic autism,’ meaning that they have no family history of the disorder or similar impairments, to evaluate a... Read More »
Scientists have discovered a new gene mutation that could contribute to Alzheimer’s disease. It was known that specific genetic mutations were linked to... Read More »
According to a study published in the American Journal of Human Genetics, mutations in a gene called XRCC2 cause increased breast cancer risk. The study looked at... Read More »
A recent study publish in Cell has shown that to restore normal function to the mutant gene product that causes Cystic Fibrosis (CF), it is necessary to correct... Read More »
Scientists have found a way to extend the average lifespan of mice with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading inherited cause of death in human infants and... Read More »
New DNA-reading technology could be used in the diagnosis of muscle-wasting diseases such as muscular dystrophy. The DNA sequencing machine would allow for a more... Read More »
A small group of global public health and influenza experts at a WHO-convened meeting extended the temporary moratorium on research with new laboratory-modified H5N1... Read More »
Parkinson's disease researchers at the University at Buffalo have discovered how mutations in the parkin gene cause the disease. The UB findings reveal potential... Read More »
Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have, for the first time, described the genetic basis of endometriosis, a condition marked by chronic pelvic pain and... Read More »
Researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have identified genetic mutations in a specific type of childhood tumor of the brain stem. Genetic... Read More »
Researchers have found evidence supporting a genetic link between the receptor for the “body clock” hormone melatonin and type 2 diabetes. Previous... Read More »
Scientists at University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) have learned more about the mutation in DNA that leads to the development of acute myeloid leukemia... Read More »
Researchers at Michigan State University have demonstrated how a new virus evolves, shedding light on how easy it can be for diseases to gain dangerous mutations. The ... Read More »
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Richard NoguchiInteresting to see how something so microscopic can have so much complexity to it.
Jan 27, 2012
Andrei IvanovViruses have always been both terrifying and utterly compelling to watch evolve.
Jan 27, 2012
An inherited mutation is likely the link between exploding chromosomes and some aggressive types of cancer. Looking at the complete genome sequence of childhood brain ... Read More »
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