Welome to JAX

  • Cure for Caroline, Rare disease research, CMT

    Taking aim at rare diseases

    It’s just not fair. One measly gene — out of more than 20,000 — goes wrong, and a newborn baby faces a future with a disease that could hamper her mobility, make breathing a struggle or even end her life.

  • Jennifer Trowbridge wants to know why, specifically, older people are more likely to get acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Research Highlight January 29, 2019

    Tracing a pathway to leukemia

    New research led by Jennifer Trowbridge provides insight into risk factors for clonal hematopoiesis-to-leukemia progression.

  • What is gene therapy?, Minute to Understanding Minute to Understanding January 11, 2019

    Minute to Understanding: What is gene therapy?

    Mutations in our genes can cause life-threatening diseases, and sometimes there is no drug or surgery available for your doctor to prescribe. Enter gene therapy.

  • Genetics vs genomics

    What is the difference between genetics and genomics?

    Do you know what genetics is? How about genomics? What's the difference between the two? Find out in this Minute to Understanding!

  • Ching lau, brain tumors, pediatric brain cancer, medulloblastoma Press Release October 24, 2018

    Data provides new hope for pediatric brain tumor patients

    Using computer models, researchers have identified a potential new therapy that would reduce the long-term side effects of radiation therapy in pediatric brain cancer patients.

  • The JAX Clinical Knowledge Base (CKB)

    JAX-CKB is a powerful tool for interpreting complex genomic profiles, and represents a valuable resource for clinicians and translational and clinical researchers. JAX-CKB advances JAX’s mission to discover genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.