News file for: Genome Institute of Singapore
Two teams of Asian researchers have independently completed whole-genome sequencing studies of a type of liver cancer commonly caused by hepatitis virus infection.
Investigators from Singapore and Thailand have discovered new bile duct cancer-associated gene mutations that are caused by a type of parasitic flatworm infection.
A Singapore-based large-scale genomics study has identified more than 600 genes that are mutated in stomach cancer, the second-most lethal cancer worldwide.
A gene variant commonly found in individuals of East Asian descent, but not in African or European people, may be responsible for resistance to targeted cancer drugs used to treat certain types of leukemia and lung cancer.
Researchers have completed a study of the human genome, revealing how genes interact with each other from distances that are relatively far apart.
Singapore and China scientists have identified new susceptibility genes for the kidney disease Immunoglobulin A Nephropathy (IgAN) based on a large Asian genome-wide association study.
A large international stem cell collaboration has identified a portion of the genome mutated during long-term culture of human embryonic stem cells.
Researchers in Southeast Asia have identified two genetic variants associated with increased susceptibility to severe dengue fever.
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An international team of scientists has identified the major common genetic variants that contribute to the cause of the devastating neurologic disease, multiple sclerosis.