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Genes Linked to Sex Ratio and Male Fertility in Mice

A team of researchers from Michigan Medicine's Department of Human Genetics have discovered how to alter the sex ratio in mice removing genes from the X chromosome of mice, and hypothesize that it may be applicable to humans as well. October 17, 2019. # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #Science #HealthandWellness #Genetics #Microbiology #KellyMalcom #AlyssaKruger ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


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This Protein is How Creatures Sense Cold, Researchers Discover — And it’s Found in Organisms Ranging from Tiny Worms to Humans

U-M Life Sciences faculty member, Shawn Xu et al., discovered the first-known protein that responds to cold temperatures. August 29, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #LifeSciencesInstitute #Science #Technology #Research #Genetics #ShawnXu ​​​​​​​​​


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Psychiatric Pharmacogenomics: A Practical Guide to Gene-Drug Interactions and Tests

Pharmacogenomics (PGx) is the practice of using information about an individual’s genetic makeup, or genome, to select medications that are likely to be most effective and result in the fewest number of side effects. Michigan Medicine is an authoritative source on PGx scientifically, and also has conducted the world’s largest RCT (n = 1167) on use of PGx in routine clinical practice for the treatment of depression, the most prevalent and disabling psychiatric disorder. This course will...

 10-28-2019 06:00 PM - 11-11-2019 07:30 PM ET


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Popular Genetics: How Learning About Our Genes Offers Both Benefits and Limitations

School of Public Health Professors Michael Boehnke, Sebastian Zöllner, and J. Scott Roberts offer their insights into the positives and negatives of the increasing availability of genetic testing, particularly when testing for diseases. July 23, 2019. #15-30-mins #PublicHealth #podcast #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Science #Genetics #Disease #biostatistics #Medicine #MichaelBoehnke #SebastianZöllner ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Gene Therapy: Medicine’s Ultimate Frontier

#60+mins #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute #Science #Health/Wellness #Genetics #Cancer #Medicine #OLLI

 12-06-2019 | 03:00 PM - 05:30 PM ET


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Genes for Good: Harnessing the Power of Facebook to Study a Large, Diverse Genetic Pool

School of Public Health professor Gonçalo Abecasis conducts research using Facebook's vast user base to make genetic predictions and gather genetic information. June 13, 2019. # #PublicHealth #webarticle #SchoolofPublicHealth #Society #HealthandWellness #SocialMedia #Genetics


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Massive Sequencing Study Links Rare DNA Alterations to Type 2 Diabetes

Michigan Scientists conduct groundbreaking research identifying new genetic targets for disease research and developing potential drug solutions for Type 2 Diabetes. May 22, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #Science #Diabetes #Genetics #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #MichaelBoehnke ​​​​​​​​​​


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An Interactive Website Boosts Genetic Testing Knowledge in Breast Cancer Patients

U-M Rogel Cancer Center develops an interactive website called iCanDecide to help newly diagnosed breast cancer patients make informed decisions about genetic testing. October 25, 2018. # #Medicine #web-article #RogelCancerCenter #HealthandWellness #Genetics #Cancer #SarahTHawley #MicheleGornick #JessicaWebsterSendra ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Selling Access to Human Specimens: Survey Reveals Public Attitudes

U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation survey documenting public attitudes toward potential commercial use of DNA samples has found that patients should be notified of these potential uses. August 28, 2018. # #Medicine #web-article #InstituteforHealthcarePolicyandInnovation #Science #HealthandWellness #Genetics #biostatistics #Medicine #Privacy


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New Insights on Sperm Production Lay Groundwork for Solving Male Infertility

U-M Assistant Professor of Human Genetics Sue Hammoud discusses her research exploring the biology behind sperm development. Her research ultimately aims to help couples who are currently suffering from male infertility. August 24, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Sexuality #FamilyMedicine #Genetics #JunLi #KellyMalcom ​​​​​​​​​​