Genomics News

Epigenetic study tabs genes linked to allergies, asthma

Published Monday February 23, 2015


Researchers from Canada, the UK, Sweden and the US have discovered more than 30 genes that strongly affect an antibody involved in allergies and asthm (...)

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CHU Sainte-Justine - creation of a Centre for Rare Genetic Disorders

Published Wednesday February 18, 2015


Génome Québec is pleased to learn that a $3-million donation from Rio Tionto enables the CHU Sainte-Justine to lay the groundwork for a Centre for Rar (...)

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Sex has another benefit: it makes humans less prone to disease over time

Published Monday February 16, 2015


Mixing our genes through sex helps purge us of disease mutations Researchers at the University of Montreal and the Sainte-Justine University Hospital (...)

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