Autoimmune Disease

News on research and diagnostics in autoimmune disorders including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, and more.

Data for hundreds of thousands of participants led to 20 new risk loci for allergic rhinitis, which were further examined by functional annotation and fine mapping.

A Harvard Medical School-led team applied their SNP-seq and FREP approach to identify nearly 150 candidate functional SNPs for juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

The startup plans to harness single-cell genomics and computational analysis to discover therapies for autoimmune disease and cancer.

HTG Molecular will provide Firalis with technology and components to support its commercialization of a rheumatoid arthritis theranostic assay.

PredictImmune's test relies on a 16-marker panel run using quantitative PCR to stratify Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis patients according to the severity of their illnesses.

Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.