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Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded for Research on How Cells Manage Oxygen

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was jointly awarded to three scientists — William G. Kaelin Jr., Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza — for their work on how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability. The Nobel Assembly announced the prize at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm on Monday. Their work established… Read More »

Pitt clinic works to bring precision medicine to primary care

While direct-to-consumer DNA tests are growing in popularity, patients are finding that their own primary care physicians lack training and background in genetics testing technology. It’s a juxtaposition that Mylynda Massart, MD, an assistant professor of family medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, who teaches genomics and precision medicine, is well aware of and is… Read More »