Epigenetic changes on demand: Turning the ‘traffic lights’ of DNA from red to green

April 20, 2017
Texas A&M researchers devise tool to decipher the epigenetic codes of the human genome

Precision Medicine: Can we afford it? Can we afford not to explore it?

March 4, 2016
Genetically targeting therapies for individual patients is, in theory, a money-saver, but paying for it presents an economic hurdle

What is precision medicine, and why does it matter?

November 13, 2015
On the precipice of changing medical care, physicians will soon be able to choose the appropriate treatment based on patient genome predictions.

Threadgill named Texas A&M University Distinguished Professor

April 6, 2015

David Threadgill, Ph.D., professor and holder of the Tom and Jean McMullin Chair of Genetics in the Department of Molecular & Cellular Medicine in the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and director of the Texas A&M Institute for Genome Sciences and Society, has been appointed a University Distinguished Professor.

Doctoral student receives award during A&M Student Research Week

April 10, 2013

Brenda Bustillos, M.S., RD, LD, a doctoral student at the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) School of Rural Public Health, was recently awarded first place at the Graduate Oral Presentation competition during Texas A&M University’s Student Research Week event.

It’s in the genes

February 26, 2013

April 25 is “National DNA Day,” which commemorates the discovery of the DNA double helix in February 1953 and completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003. In wake of the project’s findings, a massive shift is occurring in how health care professionals deliver care and how public health is approached, says Colleen Ogle, M.S., RN, assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing.