Author: Ali

The Sperling Family Fellowship in Precision Healthcare, organized by BWH and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, combines the strengths of each institution to advance a translational research project with the potential to transform patient care.  The 2017 recipient of the Sperling Family Fellowship...

Research consortium led by Brigham and Women’s Hospital identifies 13 new genetic regions associated with COPD and shared risk factors for pulmonary fibrosis Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States, yet there are no effective medicines that...

Robert C. Green, MD, Division of Genetics, Department of Medicine, discusses the implications of legislative changes both broadly as well as for his sequencing project, BabySeq, which sequences the genomes of babies shortly after birth, and how they may impact the decision to participate in...

The right treatment for the right patient at the right time. That’s the mantra of what’s being called precision medicine. To date, though, imprecision medicine might be a better moniker. Precision medicine aims to be a transformative paradigm that moves away from the “one-size-fits-all” approach in which...