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Genetics of Osteoarthritis Risk: Coverage of Richard et al., 2020 Cell paper

July 26, 2020

Harvard Gazette: https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2020/04/human-knee-evolved-in-lockstep-with-osteoarthritis-harvard-study-says/

Medical Express: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-04-evolutionary-links-subtle-modifications-morphology.html

Eurekalert: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/hu-teo040720.php

Le Scienze: https://www.lescienze.it/news/2020/04/08/news/evoluzione_ginocchio_osteoartrosi-4710850/?rss

Labroots: https://www.labroots.com/trending/genetics-and-genomics/17280/knee-evolved-arthritis-risk

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Media Coverage on Nature Genetics GDF5 and Height Paper

November 30, 2017

Our paper, Capellini et al., 2017 in Nature Genetics was covered extensively in the news. Here is a list of urls for websites that covered our work:

 

Flipping the switch on height variation
Study identifies genetic 'switch' that activates key gene for height, but also finds link to arthritis

Flipping the switch on height variation @TDCapellini http://bit.ly/2tDcjJB

Decreasing height, increasing arthritis risk evolutionarily advantageous for humans
July 3, 2017
(https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-07-decreasing-height-arthritis-...

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Poster Winner at 2014 Broad Institute Retreat

December 8, 2014

Terence Capellini, Hao Chen, Andrew Doxey, and David Kingsley poster entitled "When Evolution Hurts: Height, Arthritis, and The Cis-Regulatory Architecture of GDF5" is a winner of the poster contest at the 2014 Broad Institute Retreat.