human genetics

Cancer Research Roundup: Deciphering Keys to Cancer Response Kicks Off National Cancer Research Month

May 2, 2014

All of the key advances made in the prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer have all been possible through significant investment in cancer research. To celebrate May as National Cancer Research Month, we will highlight the breadth of research by University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center investigators and show how our patients have directly benefited from broad investment in cancer research. [Read more]

The Genetics of Normal

April 11, 2011

In the 11 years since the blueprint of human life was decoded by the Human Genome Project, much of the focus has been on when those instructions fail. Scientists have used our newfound genetic knowledge to look for the roots of common and rare [Read more]