How does a fertilized egg cell develop into an adult body? What happens when this goes wrong? And can you repair body tissue with the bodies own cells? At the Hubrecht Institute an international group of top scientists studies these questions.
Fast Facts publishes seven new videos in the series on research at the Hubrecht Institute, one of the most advanced research institutes in the world in the field of life sciences.
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Identifying genes associated with certain diseases is like looking for a needle in a haystack. The multidisciplinary international consortium ENGAGE has successfully integrated and analyzed one of the largest human genetics datasets ever. This made it possible in the past five years for ENGAGE to identify many new genes that are related to risk factors for cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, smoking, metabolic syndrome and birth weight. These findings can be used for a better understanding of disease progression and treatment response.
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