Alagille syndrome: a promising therapy races towards clinical trials

Recent breakthroughs from Professor Duc Dong and his team bring great promise to the Alagille community and are also cause for the wider rare disease community to pay attention.

From zebra fish to bacteria, Diabetes Research Connection celebrates a decade funding novel ideas

San Diego group has provided more than $2 million to early-career scientists across the country conducting maverick research on Type 1 diabetes, including the lab run by developmental geneticist Duc Dong at Sanford Burnham Prebys.

Breast cancer racial disparity linked to DNA repair gene expression

Differences in how DNA repair genes are expressed as a result of environmental impacts may help to explain why Black women in the US have a higher mortality from breast cancer than white women.

Black women and breast cancer

Black women with the most common type of breast cancer are over 40% more likely to die from the disease than white women. New genetic research provides some answers.

Malene Hansen, Ph.D., receives the Irving S. Wright Award of Distinction

The award, given by the Federation for Aging Research (AFAR), recognizes exceptional contributions to basic or clinical research in the field of aging.