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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.
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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...
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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 children’s risk, through HudsonAlpha’s Information is Power initiative. With a sim...
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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...
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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. 
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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.
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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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September 10, 2019
The Undiagnosed Diseases Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) recently found a previously unknown genetic variant that is believed to account for a severe movement disorder in a young woman. In a case study pub...
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September 10, 2019
Acclinate Genetics is transforming the competitive landscape, while diversifying clinical research  Huntsville, Ala. – Acclinate Genetics, a Huntsville company with a mission to transform the status quote of clinical research,...
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September 3, 2019
Scientists at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology 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. With this ne...
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August 28, 2019
HudsonAlpha 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. Neil Lamb, PhD, discussed how Educatio...
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August 20, 2019
The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology offers a two-week summer mini-rotation for genetic counseling students across the U.S. Stacey Edwards, a student at Baylor University, was selected to spend two weeks working alongside t...
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August 16, 2019
HudsonAlpha was one of three institutions recently featured in a STAT News article about genome sequencing for healthy individuals. David Bick, MD, spoke with STAT about the elective genome program at HudsonAlpha and the Smith Fam...
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August 6, 2019
Acclinate Genetics wants to ensure clinical research is truly as diverse as the world we live in  Huntsville, Ala. – Did you know? A person’s genetic ethnicity impacts their propensity for certain diseases. For example, hyper...
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August 2, 2019
The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology took home a Huntsville Beautification Award for the tenth year in a row. Presented by the Huntsville Beautification Board in partnership with the City of Huntsville’s Green Team, this...
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July 25, 2019
At HudsonAlpha’s free public education seminar, Biotech 101, you will learn how biotechnology affects your everyday life. The four-week series is an introduction to the field of biotechnology and the influence of genetics on hum...
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