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New Research: “The KRAS-variant induces an epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition ‘EMT’ in normal breast epithelial cells”

As discussed in our previous Genetics series posts, the discovery of non-coding RNAs paved the way for changes in the Central Dogma and how we think about the flow of genetic information...

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New Research: How Inherited DNA -Based Mutations Impact Immunotherapy

The partners on the UCLA research team have made new discoveries about how genetic mutations can help doctors predict patient responses to cancer-fighting immunotherapy drugs. In the past, we’ve spoken a lot...

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International Women’s Day Profile: Dr. Joanne Weidhaas

Here at MiraKind, we’re constantly inspired by the amazing women who surround us; whether it is scientists and doctors working on our research, or the strong and empowered women who are facing...

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Part 2 Q&A: Meet the MiraDx Research Team

“We’re pivoting from being focused on the disease to being focused on the patient and providing the tools to personalize each individual’s treatment.” –Mattias

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Top 5 Reasons to Give a Charitable Donation this Holiday Season

This time of year, the malls and online stores are filled with shoppers, eager to purchase the perfect gift for friends and loved ones near and far. We may be biased, but...

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Part 1: Meet the UCLA Research Team Series

As an undergraduate volunteer in Dr. Weidhaas’ laboratory at UCLA, which focuses on the genetics behind cancer, and how it impacts biology—specifically microRNA genetic differences, such as MiraKind’s KRAS-variant, I have an...

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