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NHGRI's Early Independents

The National Human Genome Research Institute this week profiles four of its postdoctoral fellows — Elizabeth Grice, Katherine Hyde, Praveen Sethupathy, and Michael Stitzel — and three extramural researchers it funds — Barbara Engelhardt, Jinchuan Xing, and Michael Hoffman — all of whom recently received National Institutes of Health Pathway to Independence Awards.

Our sister publication GenomeWeb Daily News has more on these intramural and extramural investigators.

The Scan

New Study Highlights Role of Genetics in ADHD

Researchers report in Nature Genetics on differences in genetic architecture between ADHD affecting children versus ADHD that persists into adulthood or is diagnosed in adults.

Study Highlights Pitfall of Large Gene Panels in Clinical Genomic Analysis

An analysis in Genetics in Medicine finds that as gene panels get larger, there is an increased chance of uncovering benign candidate variants.

Single-Cell Atlas of Drosophila Embryogenesis

A new paper in Science presents a single-cell atlas of fruit fly embryonic development over time.

Phage Cocktail Holds Promise for IBD

Researchers uncovered a combination phage therapy that targets Klebsiella pneumonia strains among individuals experiencing inflammatory bowel disease flare ups, as they report in Cell.