Investigators at University of Utah Health and a consortium of international scientists have sequenced the three billion bases of DNA in the human genome using an inexpensive, portable device. click here for full article.
the 2017 annual retreat was held at the Deer Valley resort last week. here are photos taken for the retreat. 2017 Retreat
Human Genetics, Pediatrics team led by Marth & Tristani-Firouzi joins NHGRI’s CSER2 Program to develop genomic patient data analysis tools at the point of care. click link for more information.
Dr. Clement Chow has received to 2017 Glenn Award for Research in Biological Mechanisms of Aging. link to site
SALT LAKE CITY — It is called the “loneliest” diagnosis because few have heard of the birth defect that kills hundreds of babies each year. Now, Utah families and researchers at the University of Utah are teaming up to find answers. full article here.
Kardon lab featured in nih article on muscle development Click on link for article
Elde lab featured in Scientific American article about Jumping Genes click on link for article
90 to 95 percent of ALS cases are “sporadic”, meaning these patients had no clear family history of the condition, and therefore no indication that they were at risk. A new study by investigators at University of Utah health shows that approximately one-fifth of these cases do have signs of a genetic predisposition toward the…
Jorde lab featured in science article about Tibetans click here to read article
Dr. Chow’s resarch on NGLY1 Deficiency featured in the American Society of Human genetics click here for article.