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Most Viewed Articles on GWDN Last Week: May 16, 2011

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – What were the articles that gained the most interest from GenomeWeb Daily News' readers last week? Here are the top five:

1) Illumina Lowers Cost of Whole-Genome Sequencing Services
2) Report Suggests Big Payoff from Human Genome Project
3) GE Healthcare Believes It Has 'Game-Changer' for Cell Analysis Market
4) FDA Clears Affymetrix Gene Profiling Reagents
5) Qiagen Downgraded by Investment Firm Macquarie

The Scan

Study Links Genetic Risk for ADHD With Alzheimer's Disease

A higher polygenic risk score for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is also linked to cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease, a new study in Molecular Psychiatry finds.

Study Offers Insights Into Role of Structural Variants in Cancer

A new study in Nature using cell lines shows that structural variants can enable oncogene activation.

Computer Model Uses Genetics, Health Data to Predict Mental Disorders

A new model in JAMA Psychiatry finds combining genetic and health record data can predict a mental disorder diagnosis before one is made clinically.

Study Tracks Off-Target Gene Edits Linked to Epigenetic Features

Using machine learning, researchers characterize in BMC Genomics the potential off-target effects of 19 computed or experimentally determined epigenetic features during CRISPR-Cas9 editing.