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Estonia Offers Free Genetic Testing to Residents

By Diana Kwon | April 13, 2018

The nationwide experiment will initially include around 100,000 volunteers.

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New Ovarian Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise

By Catherine Offord | April 12, 2018

A preliminary clinical trial finds that the personalized therapy improves survival rates and has no severe side-effects.

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How Gaining and Losing Weight Affects the Body

By Abby Olena | January 17, 2018

Millions of measurements from 23 people who consumed extra calories every day for a month reveal changes in proteins, metabolites, and gut microbiota that accompany shifts in body mass.

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Coriell Institute CEO Dies

By Kerry Grens | January 4, 2018

Michael Christman oversaw the organization’s well-known biobank and pioneered a personalized medicine initiative.

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Image of the Day: Fish Avatars for Cancer

By The Scientist Staff | September 11, 2017

Zebrafish larvae transplanted with patients’ tumors respond as their human donors do to chemotherapy.

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Contributors

By Diana Kwon | April 1, 2017

Meet some of the people featured in the April 2017 issue of The Scientist.

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Measuring PD-L1 levels was a great start. Now we need to quantify more protein biomarkers, assess the tumor mutational landscape, and examine immune cell signatures, too.

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Pharma Cooperates to Achieve Precision Medicine

By Catherine Offord | February 1, 2017

The challenges of adapting drug development to the age of personalized therapies encourage collaboration among industry players.

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The Challenges of Rare-Disease Research

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | September 1, 2016

With few resources and hesitant investors, basic scientists must rely on clinicians, patient advocates, and their own keen eye for biological connections.

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Moving Toward Personalized Autism Treatment

By Megan Scudellari | August 1, 2016

Researchers aim to leverage new insights into the underlying causes of the disorder to better help patients. 

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