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November 25, 2019
The Smith Family Clinic for Genomic is celebrating four years since its grand opening on the HudsonAlpha campus. Since 2015, the clinic has seen more than 300 patients and continued to find answers for patients with rare and undia...
November 25, 2019
“Years went by, and we knew nothing.” This is a common phrase heard at the Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine. Usually from a patient or family member who has spent years searching for a diagnosis for themselves, or a lo...
November 18, 2019
HudsonAlpha Co-Founder Lonnie McMillian was recognized for his innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership at the Alabama Business Hall of Fame inductee ceremony on Nov. 7, 2019. His daughter, Sue Whitehead discussed his legacy a...
November 12, 2019
CNBC recently featured HudsonAlpha and resident associate company Serina Therapeutics in a special report about economic growth in the Rocket City. From 2000 to 2017, the Huntsville metro area grew employment by 32%, or twice the ...
November 8, 2019
Governor Kay Ivey was presented with a plan to improve STEM education across the state and create a workforce pipeline critical to filling the more than 850,000 STEM-related occupations that will be needed in the state by 2026.
November 7, 2019
HudsonAlpha hosted its 11th annual Tie the Ribbons event today where more than 1,300 members of the community convened at the Von Braun Center to hear about the Institute's breast and ovarian cancer programs.
November 5, 2019
At HudsonAlpha, casual gatherings can lead to incredible research opportunities. Most recently at the Institute, a fortuitous encounter at a HudsonAlpha mixer led to a collaboration that will search for new ways to treat pancreati...
November 4, 2019
HudsonAlpha was recently featured on an episode of “Impact with Kenny Anderson,” a local television production of the City of Huntsville’s Office of Multicultural Affairs that highlights positive community initi...
October 28, 2019
We can’t be afraid to collaborate to accomplish common goals Huntsville, Ala. – Acclinate Genetics – a minority owned, Huntsville based company, strives to achieve health equity and personalized healthcare for all by diver...
October 18, 2019
With this award, HudsonAlpha will use long-read whole genome sequencing technologies to generate genetic data on about 6,000 samples from participants of different backgrounds.
October 17, 2019
HudsonAlpha scientists secured a grant to create a high quality map of relatively unexplored genetic regions of the brain, specifically looking for the effects of Alzheimer disease. Jacob Loupe, PhD, a senior scientist at HudsonAl...
October 17, 2019
After losing his daughter to breast cancer, Dr. Charles Horton of Huntsville, Ala. decided to learn more about his cancer risk, and his grandchildren’s risk, through HudsonAlpha’s Information is Power initiative. With ...
October 17, 2019
Victor and Jeannette Vega of Madison, Ala. noticed their daughter, Tiana, was falling behind in her development. They spent two years searching for an answer and finally found one through the Clinical Sequencing and Exploratory R...
October 15, 2019
The prize recognizes scientists who have made innovative contributions to life sciences research with the potential for positive impact on human health and social well-being. 
October 9, 2019
A zebra foal with a dark coat and white polka dots has been spotted in Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve, National Geographic reports. Photographer Frank Liu was on the search for rhinos recently when he noticed the eye-catchi...
October 9, 2019
The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is offering free and reduced cost genetic cancer risk testing to men and women in North Alabama through the Information is Power initiative. Sara Cooper, PhD, faculty lead for Informatio...
October 7, 2019
Scientists at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology have pinpointed epigenetic differences in the way lupus affects black women compared to other lupus patients, revealing important mechanics of the puzzling disease.
September 27, 2019
Huntsville, Ala., September 27, 2019 – Serina Therapeutics, Inc., a pharmaceutical research and development company that has developed a proprietary drug delivery technology platform, announced today it has received a grant from...
September 25, 2019
The HudsonAlpha Clinical Services Lab (CSL) has received re-certification from the College of American Pathologists (CAP), ensuring the lab has continued to meet and exceed industry standards for clinical laboratory testing.
September 13, 2019
The Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine was recently featured in a new series from Front Line Genomics, “Digital DNA,” which explores the role of large-scale genetic testing in science, industry and society. David...
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