NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The National Library of Medicine yesterday introduced a new database designed to archive and distribute data from genome-wide association studies.
The database, called dbGaP, will include all relevant information about a study, summaries of measured variables, and analysis of statistical association between genes and phenotypes. The National Center for Biotechnology developed the database and will manage it, the NLM said.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

In an against-all-odds twist, a researcher studying exceeding rare FOXG1 mutations discovers her daughter has the syndrome.

An effort by Genomics Medicine Ireland is creating a database of diseases based on the genomics of people in Ireland. It now is looking into the possibility of including Scotland in its work.

In recent weeks, the direct-to-consumer genetics firm has rolled out a health hub where customers can share information concerning 18 common health conditions.

In PLOS this week, new genes associated with prostate cancer risk, genetic patterns in M. bovis, and more.