Punjab to become first province with gene sequencing machine for coronavirus tracing

Punjab to become first province with gene sequencing machine for coronavirus tracing

The genome sequencing machine Pakistan will be buying. Photo: Courtesy Punjab primary and secondary healthcare department In a first, a genome sequencing machine is being purchased by Punjab to help identify news strains of COVID-19 in the province. Currently, only the National Institute of Health in Islamabad has such a machine. Samples from positive patients … Read more

Scientists develop a new gene therapy to delay aging

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Islamabad   –  Cellular senescence, a state of permanent growth arrest, has emerged as a hallmark and fundamental driver of organismal aging. It is regulated by both genetic and epigenetic factors. Despite a few previously reported aging-associated genes, the identity and roles of additional genes involved in the regulation of human cellular aging remain to be … Read more