Genetic Research

Gennev Podcast Recap: HRT, Breast Cancer, Estrogen, and Menopause

Want to learn more about menopause, hormone replacement therapy (HRT), estrogen, and breast cancer risk? Why not sit down, pop in some headphones, and listen to this podcast from our partners at…

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New Clinical Trial for Treatment in Prostate Cancer Patients with Specific Genetic Biomarkers

Over the years, Mirakind has shared research and information about the KRAS-variant and how it can have many health implications – from cancer to autoimmunity to response to hormone replacement therapy. Now,…

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Clinical Trial for Patients with the KRAS-variant and HNSCC

Here on, we’ve already discussed how the KRAS-variant plays a role in breast cancer risk, ovarian cancer risk, effects of HRT in the KRAS-variant patients, and even autoimmunity! Now, we want…

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Doing Our Part to Support COVID 19 Testing and Our Path Forward

In May, Dr. Joanne Weidhaas did a webinar and Q&A session with members of our MiraKind community to share how MiraKind was using its available resources to help increase testing availability for…

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MiraKind Responds to the COVID-19 Pandemic

At MiraKind, we believe knowledge is power. That belief has never held truer than today, as we face a global pandemic that can only be stamped out with knowledge–knowledge of who is…

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Dr. Joanne Weidhaas to speak at TEDxCulverCity

Our founder, Dr. Joanne Weidhaas will be giving her first “TED talk” as an invited speaker at TEDxCulverCity on March 31, 2020! Joanne is a radiation oncologist and cancer researcher, and she…

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Let’s learn more about Hormone Replacement Therapy – together!

We want to start with the basics about Hormone Replacement Therapy, so you can get up to speed on the importance of MiraKind’s new study. In this article, we’ll cover what Hormone…

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Important Findings From Our Recently Published KRAS-Variant Study

A new study by MiraKind’s Founder, Dr. Joanne Weidhaas, in collaboration with her team at the University of California, Los Angeles and City of Hope, has been published in the scientific journal…

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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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