The Jackson Laboratory appoints Dr. Lon Cardon as its next president and chief executive officer
October 04, 2021 16:24 ET | The Jackson Laboratory
Bar Harbor, Maine, Oct. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Jackson Laboratory, an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution, today announced the appointment of Lon Cardon, Ph.D., FMedSci,...
Genomic testing in the U.S. workplace
November 05, 2020 10:00 ET | The Jackson Laboratory
Farmington, Conn., Nov. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- More than 157 million people in the U.S. receive their healthcare insurance through employer health plans. One potential means of enhancing...
The Jackson Laboratory to Expand Coronavirus Testing for Maine Frontline Health Care Workers and In-Patients That Need Urgent Testing
April 14, 2020 15:08 ET | The Jackson Laboratory
Bar Harbor, Maine, April 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Jackson Laboratory (JAX), in collaboration with several Maine regional hospitals, will provide additional coronavirus testing capacity for...
Preventing Anaphylaxis
August 01, 2019 14:06 ET | The Jackson Laboratory
Farmington, Connecticut, Aug. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- An antibody, known as IgE, is the culprit in allergic reactions to everything from peanuts to tree pollen. A kind of super-antibody, known...
Protecting the Most Vulnerable from Environmental Toxins
July 18, 2019 14:00 ET | The Jackson Laboratory
Bar Harbor, Maine, July 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- How much arsenic in drinking water is toxic? Unfortunately, ‘it depends.’ Arsenic is an odorless, flavorless element that, in high...
How do sleep and social interaction affect addiction?
July 12, 2019 14:55 ET | The Jackson Laboratory
Bar Harbor, Maine, July 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- It’s long been clear that sleep and social interaction — or lack thereof — influence the use of addictive substances. But existing techniques...
JAX Launches Tallwood Canine Cancer Research Initiative to Find the Most Effective Cancer Predictors and Treatments for Humans and Dogs
December 27, 2017 16:51 ET | The Jackson Laboratory
Farmington, Conn., Dec. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new ally has emerged in the quest to cure cancer: man’s best friend.  The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) has unveiled the Tallwood Canine Cancer...
Profiling Brain Cancers for More Targeted Treatments
December 22, 2017 09:03 ET | The Jackson Laboratory
Farmington, Conn., Dec. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Roel Verhaak, Ph.D., is not beholden to the status quo. After all, his field, computational biology, didn’t exist, at least not formally, when he...
Curing Breast Cancer: When, How, and What’s Next?
December 05, 2017 09:05 ET | The Jackson Labratory
Farmington, Conn., Dec. 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Curing Breast Cancer: When, How, and What’s Next? Progress to date: positive trends A diagnosis of breast cancer is always devastating, but...
The Jackson Laboratory and Seven Bridges Collaborate to Build Centralized Data Platform to Advance Cancer Research
October 17, 2017 07:58 ET | The Jackson Labratory
FARMINGTON, Conn., and BOSTON, Mass., Oct. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Jackson Laboratory (JAX), a nonprofit biomedical research institution, and Seven Bridges, the leading biomedical data...