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 7th Sardinian International Summer School ‘From GWAS to function’

Summer School 2018

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

We are proud to announce that the 7th Sardinian International Summer School ‘From GWAS to function’ will take place in the Polaris Technology Park, Pula (CA), Italy, July 9th – 13th, 2018.

Discovery of a gene variant that confers risk of multiple sclerosis and lupus

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine reports an important new mechanism of predisposition to two autoimmune diseases, multiple sclerosis (MS) and systemic lupus erythematosus (Lupus). The study, supported by the Italian [...]

New genes linked to short – stature, risk factors for heart disease, and hemoglobin levels regulation

A team of international researchers from the SardiNIA/ProgeNIA study, have discovered new genes associated with height, risk factors for heart disease, and regulation of hemoglobin levels […]

Gene variants found associated with human immune system, autoimmune disease

Numerous studies have reported that certain diseases and quantitative variables of biomedical relevance such as height, or body mass index or levels of sugar in the blood are, to some extent, inherited. According to a [...]

Sardinia almost a continent  (and more)

By studying Y chromosome DNA from a large group of men on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia, scientists not only have reconstructed the timing and course of much of the prehistoric events in Sardinia but [...]


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Fondazione di Sardegna

Regione Autonoma della Sardegna

Sardegna Ricerche

Associazione Sindrome di Crisponi e Malattie Rare