Tag Archives: Genetic Diseases

April, 2018

January, 2018

May, 2017

March, 2017

  • 24 March

    Regeneron, UK Biobank and GSK Enter Gene Sequencing Initiative

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y., March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN), today announced a major research initiative among the Regeneron Genetics Center (RGC), U.K. Biobank and GSK to generate genetic sequence data from the 500,000 volunteer participants in the U.K. Biobank resource. The initiative will enable researchers to gain …

August, 2016

June, 2016

May, 2016

  • 11 May

    Gene Mutations Shown to Cause Form of HSP

    Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (MNI) have identified novel gene mutations that cause hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP), a step forward in efforts to treat this debilitating disease. It is estimated that between two and 10 people per 100,000 in the general population have HSP, a disease characterized …

December, 2015