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Researchers are searching large, diverse genetic databases to better understand the roots of diabetes in diverse populations.

Researchers are searching large, diverse genetic databases to better understand the roots of diabetes in diverse populations.

Cardiology researchers at Stanford Medicine are increasingly turning to CRISPR to understand -- and maybe one day -- treat heart disease.

Cardiology researchers at Stanford Medicine are increasingly turning to CRISPR to understand -- and maybe one day -- treat heart disease.

Researchers find that the ribosome, a protein-making machine, may contribute to diseases of aging, such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

Researchers find that the ribosome, a protein-making machine, may contribute to diseases of aging, such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

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From the genetics of COVID-19, to cancer, to tonsils, this story is a wrap up of Scope's most read stories of 2021.

From the genetics of COVID-19, to cancer, to tonsils, this story is a wrap up of Scope's most read stories of 2021.

Researchers design a test that predicts how quickly patients metabolize a standardized tuberculosis drug, aiming to increase efficacy.

Researchers design a test that predicts how quickly patients metabolize a standardized tuberculosis drug, aiming to increase efficacy.

Stanford Medicine researchers are creating models of livers in a dish -- organoids -- to better understand liver disease.

Stanford Medicine researchers are creating models of livers in a dish -- organoids -- to better understand liver disease.

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Stanford Medicine researchers conducted an experiment to find new genes that, when knocked out, boost immune cells' cancer-killing ability.

Stanford Medicine researchers conducted an experiment to find new genes that, when knocked out, boost immune cells' cancer-killing ability.

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Tiny fish evolve rapidly and predictably by diving into a 'genetic toolbox' shared with other organisms including Darwin's finches.

Tiny fish evolve rapidly and predictably by diving into a 'genetic toolbox' shared with other organisms including Darwin's finches.

Stanford Medicine researchers and others discovered 13 genetic signatures that are closely linked to an increased risk for severe COVID-19.

Stanford Medicine researchers and others discovered 13 genetic signatures that are closely linked to an increased risk for severe COVID-19.

Euan Ashley, professor of medicine and genetics, tells the stories of his patients with rare or mystery diseases through his new book, The Genome Odyssey.

Euan Ashley, professor of medicine and genetics, tells the stories of his patients with rare or mystery diseases through his new book, The Genome Odyssey.

Ovarian cancer genetic testing is underused and large gene panels lead to uncertain results, particularly for non-white patients, a Stanford Medicine study finds.

Ovarian cancer genetic testing is underused and large gene panels lead to uncertain results, particularly for non-white patients, a Stanford Medicine study finds.

In the burgeoning field of pharmacogenetics, adhering to expert-developed guidelines is increasingly important, a Stanford Medicine physician emphasizes.

In the burgeoning field of pharmacogenetics, adhering to expert-developed guidelines is increasingly important, a Stanford Medicine physician emphasizes.

Stanford scientists have found two genes associated with concussion. Screening football players and military might identify those at higher risk.

Stanford scientists have found two genes associated with concussion. Screening football players and military might identify those at higher risk.

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Stanford Medicine researchers are investigating SARS-CoV-2 to address the COVID-19 pandemic and ultimately help restore normalcy to society.

Stanford Medicine researchers are investigating SARS-CoV-2 to address the COVID-19 pandemic and ultimately help restore normalcy to society.