QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute

A new methodology helps identify four new asthma risk genes

September 28, 2016
Sorting through hundreds of genetic risk variants for asthma, Australian scientists – with input and data from researchers at 23andMe – have identified an association between asthma and the expression...
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The genetics of esophageal cancer and GERD

January 19, 2016
A recently published study by scientists at Australia’s QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute could have a significant impact on the study of esophageal adenocarcinoma, a rare but lethal form of...
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New genetic variants found to influence risk of asthma with hay fever

January 28, 2014
Working with researchers from Australia’s QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, 23andMe scientists completed the first ever genome-wide association study combining asthma and hay fever phenotypes. While the susceptibility to both...
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