Mar 19, 2019

Not the end of the road: Delivering the diagnosis of sex-chromosome trisomy

By Barbara J. Toman @barbaratoman
Even if you've never heard the word "trisomy," you probably know someone with the condition. March is Trisomy Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about trisomy conditions and the challenges they can pose to individuals and families. Trisomy means having three copies of a chromosome instead of two. Down [...]
Not the end of the road: Delivering the diagnosis of sex-chromosome trisomy
Mar 12, 2019

Colon cancer awareness: A new era in cancer detection and treatment

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a time to focus on one of the most common and preventable forms of cancer. Mayo Clinic is applying a new genomic lens to colorectal and other cancers to identify which are the types that run in families. The answer to that could open [...]
Colon cancer awareness: A new era in cancer detection and treatment
Mar 5, 2019

Meet Nicholas Chia, Ph.D. - pushing the envelope to uncover causes, new treatments for colorectal cancer

By Sharon Rosen @sharonhrosen
Space-age technologies, DNA sequencing and artificial intelligence – all tools for discovery that Nicholas Chia, Ph.D. and his team are using to push the envelope and improve care for complex diseases like colorectal cancer. They’re collaborating with scientists from NASA to uncover how the microbiome – the trillions of microbes [...]
Meet Nicholas Chia, Ph.D. - pushing the envelope to uncover causes, new treatments for colorectal cancer

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