Uta’s Cover

March 06, 2016
A big congratulations to Uta Franke, a member of our scientific advisory board and our former senior medical director, appearing on the cover of the American Journal of Human Genetics....
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Researchers Warn That Drug Development Based On Obesity Genetics Could Deliver More Than Is Bargained For

June 26, 2009
Not surprisingly, there has been intense interest in the genetics of obesity in recent years.   Obesity is a major health problem, resulting in tens of thousands of premature deaths...
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Curriculum Reform Needed For An Informed Public When It Comes To Genetics, Expert Says

June 25, 2009
It’s not enough to teach genetics, says Michael Dougherty, director of education for the American Society for Human Genetics.   It has to be taught in the right way. “Current...
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Historical Genetics: Researchers Find Traces of Crusades, Spread of Islam in Lebanon

April 22, 2008
Generally, the DNA in a man’s Y-chromosome contains information about prehistoric migrations that happened many millennia in the past. But a recent study of men in Lebanon shows that genetics...
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