News / 05.14.18

Repurposing existing drugs offers the potential for faster, cheaper therapy development. A new Broad-curated resource called the Drug Repurposing Hub offers comprehensive information about more than 4,700 compounds that might have additional roles to play against cancer and other diseases.

Read a Boston Globe report on Broad’s Drug Repurposing Hub.Read more

Susanna M. Hamilton, Broad Communications
News / 04.21.17

Single-cell RNA sequencing reveals new classes of human dendritic cells and monocytes; approach holds promise for elucidating other cell types in health and disease.

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News / 04.26.17
Findings underscore need for screening methods to improve safety of promising experimental treatmentsRead more
Blog / 04.21.17
Partnering with patients to create laboratory models of cancer: a look back and a look aheadRead more
News / 04.19.17
Broad Institute scientists deploy RNA sequencing to nail down disease-causing gene mutations in patients for whom genetic analysis failed to return a diagnosis. The study demonstrates the power of...Read more
News / 04.11.17
A cellular imaging technique called Cell Painting creates visual “signatures” that help reveal the functions of uncharacterized genes or disease-associated gene variants.Read more
News / 04.13.17
Beyond gene editing: CRISPR system adapted for rapid, inexpensive disease diagnosisRead more
News / 04.12.17
The Human Genome Project mapped nearly 20,000 genes; now, researchers have identified individuals with natural gene-disrupting mutations (so-called “human knockouts”) and systematically studied the biological consequences. The project provides a framework for using naturally-occurring genetic...Read more
News / 03.15.17
With a deep look at antibiotic resistance, Broad scientists seek new ways to diagnose, treat, and even prevent resistant infections RELATED: Profile: Scouring DNA for clues to resistance | Podcast: The fight against antibiotic resistance | Infographic: How drug resistance changed the course of...Read more
News / 03.9.17
An unusual case of a rare anemia is opening scientists up to a new way of thinking about how to adapt and employ cytokines (messenger molecules of the blood and immune system) as tools for treatment...Read more
News / 02.27.17
European Patent Office grants new CRISPR patents to Broad InstituteRead more
News / 04.13.17
Researchers, clinicians, patient advocates, and industry representatives gathered recently at the Broad Institute for the third annual Glom-NExT Symposium (Glom-NExT3), organized by institute member...Read more
Events / 04.26.17
Models, Inference & Algorithms (MIA) is a Broad initiative to support learning and collaboration across the interface of biology and mathematics / statistics / machine learning / computer science...Read more
News / 12.15.16
Broad Institute researchers Sonia Vallabh and Eric Minikel joined President Obama, Vice President Biden, and select members of Congress for the signing of legislation that provides for investments in research and development, and delivery of treatments for disease.Read more