Whitehead team deploys CRISPR tools to better understand and uncover ways of improving methotrexate, a popular chemotherapy drug.
Study reveals why people with the APOE4 gene have higher risk of the disease.
MIT faculty members are among 19 top scientists selected from across the nation.
Finkelstein, Kardar, Wen, and Zhang honored for research achievements.
With SHERLOCK, a strip of paper can now indicate presence of pathogens, tumor DNA, or any genetic signature of interest.
Prize recognizes contributions to biomedical research made by immigrant scientists.
“REPAIR” system edits RNA, rather than DNA; has potential to treat diseases without permanently affecting the genome.
Biological engineers identify genes that protect against protein linked to Parkinson’s disease.
Awards support high-risk, high-impact biomedical research.