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18 Jan, 2017, 06:28 ET El estudio deCODE demuestra que variantes en la secuencia del genoma ligados con alargar la formacion educativa están bajo selección negativa

En un estudio publicado hoy, los científicos de genética de la empresa deCODE utilizan los datos genómicos y genealógicos de la población de...


17 Jan, 2017, 16:32 ET Une étude deCODE montre qu'une sélection négative s'opère sur les variations des séquences du génome qui contribuent au niveau d’instruction

Dans une étude publiée ce jour, des chercheurs de deCODE ont démontré en s'appuyant sur les données génomiques et généalogiques de la population...


17 Jan, 2017, 16:20 ET deCODE-Studie zeigt, dass Varianten in der Genomsequenz, die zu Bildungserfolg beitragen, von negativer Selektion betroffen sind

In einer heute veröffentlichten Studie nutzen Wissenschaftler bei deCODE genetics die genomischen und genealogischen Daten aus der gesamten...


17 Jan, 2017, 10:00 ET deCODE Study Shows that Variants in the Sequence of the Genome that Contribute to Educational Attainment are Under Negative Selection

In a study published today, scientists at deCODE genetics use genomic and genealogical data from across the population of Iceland over many...


04 May, 2016, 07:00 ET Beyond LDL: deCODE Population-wide Study in Iceland Refines Understanding of Link Between Cholesterol and Heart Disease

 deCODE genetics, a global leader in analyzing and understanding the human genome, today announced the discovery by a team of its scientists of...


18 Dec, 2013, 13:00 ET deCODE genetics Uncovers Impact of Mutations in The Human Genome on Cognitive Ability

deCODE genetics, a global leader in analyzing and understanding the human genome, reported today in the journal Nature that mutations associated...


05 May, 2013, 13:00 ET A Mutation Discovered in Iceland that Increases Risks of Osteoporosis and Certain Cancers

deCODE genetics (an Amgen subsidiary) and Illumina, global leaders in analyzing and understanding the human genome, together with scientists from...


22 Jan, 2012, 13:00 ET deCODE Genetics, in Collaboration with Academic Colleagues, Discovers Three Variants in the Sequence of the Human Genome that Affect the Risk of Thyroid Cancer

Scientists at deCODE Genetics and academic collaborators from Iceland, the USA, The Netherlands and Spaintoday report the discovery of variants in...


12 Oct, 2011, 13:00 ET deCODE Announces Agreement With Pfizer to Search for Variants in the Human Genome That Confer Risk of Systemic Lupus Erythematosis

deCODE genetics today announced that it has entered into a research collaboration with Pfizer Inc., the objective of which is to discover...


09 Oct, 2011, 13:06 ET deCODE Genetics, in Collaboration with Academic Colleagues and Illumina, Discovers Two Rare Variants that Affect the Risk of Gout and Serum Uric Acid Levels

Scientists at deCODE Genetics and academic collaborators from Iceland, Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands and the USA today report the discovery of...


06 Jul, 2009, 07:07 ET It's Not Just the Sun: deCODE Discovers Sequence Variants Affecting Susceptibility to Skin Cancer

Scientists at deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN) and academic colleagues from Europe and the United States today present in the journal Nature Genetics...


29 Jun, 2009, 08:14 ET deCODE Discovers a Gene Linked to Risk of Kidney Stones and Osteoporosis

A discovery by scientists at deCODE genetics (Nasdaq:DCGN) and academic colleagues from Iceland, the Netherlands and Denmark has pointed to a...


26 Jun, 2009, 08:14 ET deCODE Reinstated to Nasdaq Global Market

deCODE genetics (Nasdaq:DCGN) today announced that it has received notice from the the Nasdaq Hearing and Listing Review Council that the listing...


28 Apr, 2009, 21:26 ET Nasdaq Stays Suspension of Trading in deCODE Stock

deCODE shares will continue to trade as usual pending Nasdaq listing review deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN) announced that it has this evening...


20 Jan, 2009, 16:07 ET deCODE Sells Auction Rate Securities

deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with NBI, an Icelandic financial institution, pursuant to...


18 Jan, 2009, 13:36 ET A Milestone in Cancer Genetics: deCODE Discovers First Common Genetic Variants Affecting the Risk of Many Types of Cancer

Scientists at deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN) and colleagues from the US and ten European countries today announced a long-awaited first in cancer...


16 Jan, 2009, 08:15 ET Stories From Our Foremothers: deCODE Publishes an Unparalleled Genetic Snapshot of Iceland 1000 Years Ago

In a paper published today scientists at deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN) present the results of the largest study of ancient DNA from a single...


08 Dec, 2008, 09:23 ET deCODE to Integrate New Genetic Risk Factor for Type 2 Diabetes Into Its deCODEme(TM) Personal Genome Scan Service

deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN) today announced the discovery by an international consortium of scientists from deCODE and major European and US...


11 Nov, 2008, 15:48 ET Major Independent Study Underscores Utility of deCODE MI(TM) for Better Predicting Risk of Heart Attack, Informing Statin Therapy

In a presentation today at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2008, clinicians and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine have...


14 Sep, 2008, 01:00 ET deCODE and Radboud University Discover Common Variants in the Human Genome Conferring Risk of Bladder Cancer

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientists at deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN) and colleagues at Radboud University Medical...


28 Aug, 2008, 01:00 ET deCODE genetics to Webcast Presentation at Thomas Weisel Partners Healthcare Conference 2008

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN) today announced that it will host a live webcast of deCODE...


30 Jul, 2008, 01:00 ET deCODE and SGENE Consortium Discover Deletions in the Human Genome Linked to Risk of Schizophrenia

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a major paper published today in the online edition of the journal Nature, scientists...


30 Jun, 2008, 01:00 ET Marketing of Diagnostics and deCODEme(TM), Recent Progress in Drug Development to be Highlighted at deCODE R&D Event

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At its annual R&D event being held today in New York, deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN)...


30 Jun, 2008, 01:00 ET DG041 Blocks Platelet Aggregation Through a Novel Mechanism and does not Increase Bleeding Time When Given Alone or with Plavix(TM) or Aspirin

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN) today announced positive topline results from its latest...


30 Jun, 2008, 01:00 ET deCODE genetics to Webcast Presentations at Annual R&D Event

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -. deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN) today announced that it will webcast live the presentations...