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Aug 04, 2014, 15:27 ET

The Family of Gene Callahan Regrettably Announces Passing of Gene Callahan, "An Illinois Icon"

Era Eugene Callahan, 80, former chief of staff to the late U.S. Senator Alan J. Dixon and Director of Government Relations for Major League...

Apr 16, 2014, 08:00 ET

Global Genes™ Launches "RARE Toolkits" As Premier Educational Resource For The Rare Disease Community

 With 1 in 10 Americans living with rare diseases, the need for access to powerful, actionable information has never been greater. Global...

Feb 24, 2014, 05:00 ET

Global Genes Celebrates Seventh Annual World Rare Disease Day With Wear That You Care™ Events In 25 Countries

 Global Genes (globalgenes.org), a leading patient advocacy organization representing the rare and genetic disease community, is once again...

Feb 14, 2014, 05:05 ET

Siren Interactive Brings together Global Genes, MIT, and Bestselling Author And Geneticist to Hack a Diagnosis Tool for Rare Diseases

Diagnosis is one of the most challenging problems faced by rare disease patients and caregivers. The Shire Rare Disease Impact Report found that it...

Feb 04, 2014, 15:18 ET

Global Genes Partners With SWAN USA To Help Undiagnosed Rare Disease Patients Seek A Medical Diagnosis Through Free Whole Exome Sequencing Program

Parabase Genomics and the UCLA Clinical Genomics Center Selected as Pilot Partners  Eight years. That's the average amount of time...

Dec 27, 2013, 11:56 ET

As Gene Therapy Successes Mount, Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT) Remains in Vanguard of Funding Breakthrough Research, Treatments

As the potential of gene and cell therapy in fighting cancers grows and oncologists across the nation explore the burgeoning science, doctors have...

Nov 05, 2013, 10:01 ET

Gene Shapiro Auctions to Offer an Important Private Collection of Early Paintings by Nicolai Roerich

Amongst these lots is a very rare collection of artworks by the artist, mystic, and philosopher Nicolai Roerich (1874-1947), of which several are...

Oct 21, 2013, 05:10 ET

Global Genes | Rare Project Names Andrea Epstein As New Executive Director

Barbara Lavery Appointed Foundation's First Chairman of the Board of Directors The Global Genes | Rare Project Board of Directors and staff...

Oct 03, 2013, 08:30 ET

Hilarious R-Rated Country/Rock Music Parody Project "Laff yer ass off" Engages Fans via Kickstarter

 Gene Sibbett, a hit Nashville music producer has just launched a unique Kickstarter project titled; "Laff yer ass off." It's a hilarious...

Sep 16, 2013, 13:31 ET

RARE Science Brings New Hope To Patients With Rare, Neglected and Orphan Diseases

Research Based Non-Profit Will Use Integrated Data Approach To Identify Therapeutics For Rare Disease Patients With Few or No Treatment Options...

Sep 12, 2013, 15:44 ET

2013 Emmy Nominated Recording Artist, Andrew McMahon, To Perform At Global Genes | RARE Project's Sold Out Tribute to Champions of Hope™ Benefit

Over 500+ Patients, Advocacy Leaders, Biotech and Pharmaceutical Executives, Healthcare Philanthropists and Celebrities to Gather in Newport Beach...

Sep 10, 2013, 09:00 ET

FreeMyGenes.org and Facebook Campaign Launched to Raise Awareness of Fight to Make Genetic Testing for Breast and Other Cancers More Affordable and Accessible

 Responding to growing frustration over continuing legal obstructions that keep genetic testing unaffordable, and in some cases inaccessible,...

Aug 19, 2013, 20:30 ET

Gene Haas Foundation Donates $1 Million to the SME Education Foundation for Machining and Manufacturing Scholarships

The Gene Haas Foundation continued its commitment to education and training today by making a gift of $1 million for scholarships in manufacturing...

Aug 19, 2013, 05:00 ET

Global Genes | RARE Project To Host Second Annual Patient Advocacy Summit

Sponsors include Amicus Therapeutics, BIO, Genzyme, Purdue Pharma, Vidara Therapeutics and Walgreens  Patients, parents, advocates,...

Aug 15, 2013, 09:00 ET

Gene By Gene Rejects BRCA1/2 Patent Infringement Claims by Myriad and Joins Ambry Genetics to Sue Myriad for Violating Federal Antitrust Laws

Gene By Gene, Ltd. announced that it is teaming with Ambry Genetics to defend against Myriad Genetics' patent infringement lawsuits against both...

Aug 07, 2013, 09:00 ET

Gene by Gene Acquires Arpeggi, a StartUp Health- and GE-Backed Company, to Build World's Leading Genetic Testing and Genome Diagnostics Company

Gene by Gene, Ltd., the world's first company to develop consumer DNA testing products for ancestry and genealogy applications, announced today the...

Jun 27, 2013, 05:05 ET

Girl Band Cimorelli To Perform at Global Genes Project's 2013 RARE Tribute to Champions of Hope™ Benefit

 Global Genes | RARE Project today announced that Cimorelli, an all-girl group popularized on YouTube and signed to Universal Music's Island...

Jun 13, 2013, 14:09 ET

Supreme Court Ruling Today Allows DNATraits to Offer Low Cost BRCA Breast and Ovarian Cancer Gene Testing in U.S.

 Thanks to today's U.S. Supreme Court decision opening the door to greater access to genetic medicine by American patients and their health...

May 09, 2013, 11:00 ET

Family Tree DNA Offers mtDNA Test For $49

FamilyTreeDNA.com, the genetic genealogy arm of Gene By Gene, Ltd., has lowered the price of its mid-level maternal line mtDNA test to $49,...

Apr 23, 2013, 09:32 ET

Gene By Gene Signs Agreement with MD Anderson Cancer Center

 Gene By Gene, Ltd., the Houston-based genomics and genetics testing company, announced that it has signed an agreement with the University of...