An international consortium gives a debilitating childhood disorder a name and a genetic cause.
Clinicians and scientists have discovered a rare mutation that impairs the immune system, and are using their findings to devise treatment strategies
Sebastian Maurer-Stroh shares how bioinformatics has enabled Singapore to respond quickly to COVID-19 and will continue to play an important role in ongoing surveillance.
Scientists at A*STAR have found that a mutation in SARS-CoV-2 called ∆382 leads to milder clinical outcomes, with implications for COVID-19 treatments and vaccines.
An international genetics consortium seeks to unravel the mystery of why COVID-19 infection is silent in some cases and lethal in others.
Jingmei Li is developing a risk scoring system for breast cancer that could help clinicians formulate better screening programs to catch the disease in its early stages.
A*STAR scientists have created the world’s largest multi-ethnic Asian genetic database to further biomedical research and shed light on the origins of three major ethnic groups in the region.
Dr. Sydney Brenner, the visionary molecular biologist and Nobel laureate who turned a humble soil worm into one of the most-studied organisms in biology, passed away on April 5, 2019 in Singapore. He was 92.
A*STAR researchers have uncovered the sequence of genetic events behind the development of motile cilia in airways.
A new book spans 14 billion years of evolution and explores humanity’s place in time.
Molecular dissection of bile duct cancer reveals subtypes with different origins and varying potential treatments