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Mayo Researchers Reveal Pathway that Contributes to Alzheimer’s Disease

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at Jacksonville’s campus of Mayo Clinic have discovered a defect in a key cell-signaling pathway they say contributes to both overproduction of toxic protein in the brains of Alzheimer’s disease patients as well as loss of communication between neurons — both significant contributors to this type [...]

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Estudo mundial demonstra a precisão de análises genética

JACKSONVILLE, Flórida, — Os médicos anteveem um futuro em que os dados do genoma de pacientes são bastante usados para gerir sua saúde — mas os especialistas questionam a precisão e a confiabilidade dessas análises. Agora, estudo realizado por 150 pesquisadores, em 12 países, verifica que há consistência e similares [...]

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Estudio mundial demuestra la precisión de los análisis genéticos

JACKSONVILLE, Florida, — Médicos visualizan un futuro en el que los datos genómicos de los pacientes sean fuertemente utilizados para conducir la atención y cuidados de los enfermos. Pero los expertos han cuestionado la exactitud y fiabilidad de estos análisis. Ahora, un estudio realizado por 150 investigadores, en 12 países, [...]

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Worldwide Study Demonstrates Accuracy of Genetic Analyses

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Physicians envision a future in which genomic data from patients is heavily used to manage care — but experts have questioned the accuracy and reliability of these analyses. Now, a study by 150 researchers in 12 countries finds real strength and agreement across RNA genomic sequencing techniques [...]

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Researchers develop strategy to combat genetic ALS, FTD

Potential biomarker discovered to monitor disease progression, therapy JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A team of researchers at Mayo Clinic and The Scripps Research Institute in Florida have developed a new therapeutic strategy to combat the most common genetic risk factor for the neurodegenerative disorders amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s [...]

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Investigadores de Mayo Clinic revelan valioso hallazgo de los genes clave en el Cáncer Renal

JACKSONVILLE, Florida —Un análisis genómico de células claras del carcinoma de células renales (ccRCC), la forma más común de cáncer de riñón, realizado en 72 pacientes, ha permitido descubrir 31 genes que son claves para el desarrollo, el crecimiento y la propagación del cáncer, dicen los investigadores de la Clínica [...]

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Mayo Clinic Researchers Reveal Treasure Trove of Genes Key to Kidney Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A genomic analysis of clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC), the most common form of kidney cancer, from 72 patients has uncovered 31 genes that are key to development, growth and spread of the cancer, say researchers from Mayo Clinic in Florida. Eight of these genes had [...]

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Mayo Clinic Researchers Say Gene in Brain Linked to Kidney Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A gene known to control brain growth and development is heavily involved in promoting clear cell renal cell carcinoma, the most common form of kidney cancer, researchers from Mayo Clinic in Florida are reporting. Their study, published in Cancer Research, reveals that the gene NPTX2, plays an [...]

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