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DNAPrint Senecio Awarded $100K SBIR Grant to Market Technology

NEW YORK, Feb. 4 (GenomeWeb News) - The US National Institutes of Health have awarded DNAPrint Genomics and Senecio Software a $100,000 SBIR grant to create software allowing the companies to market DNAPrint's ancestry-typing technology to government, academic, and other institutional markets, the companies said yesterday.

 

Other details were not disclosed.

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Genetic Risk Factors for Hypertension Can Help Identify Those at Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Genetically predicted high blood pressure risk is also associated with increased cardiovascular disease risk, a new JAMA Cardiology study says.

Circulating Tumor DNA Linked to Post-Treatment Relapse in Breast Cancer

Post-treatment detection of circulating tumor DNA may identify breast cancer patients who are more likely to relapse, a new JCO Precision Oncology study finds.

Genetics Influence Level of Depression Tied to Trauma Exposure, Study Finds

Researchers examine the interplay of trauma, genetics, and major depressive disorder in JAMA Psychiatry.

UCLA Team Reports Cost-Effective Liquid Biopsy Approach for Cancer Detection

The researchers report in Nature Communications that their liquid biopsy approach has high specificity in detecting all- and early-stage cancers.