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In adults and children with Crohn's, miR-31 was found at higher levels in gut tissue, and the cases marked by lower expression tended to have poorer outcomes.

The move signals a shift from the startup's original strategy of creating a cryptocurrency to compensate donors of genomic and clinical data.

The funding will help the consortium continue creating and updating PGx guidelines, adding drug-gene pairings, and creating electronic tables that can be integrated within EHRs.

The analytics firm formerly known as Quintiles IMS will offer researchers secure access to Genomics England's de-identified databases in pursuit of precision medicine.

Canine genetic testing company Embark Veterinary drew upon genetic data from almost 6,000 dogs of its customers for a study of blue eyes among dogs.

The funding, spread over 89 awards, includes grants for molecular and genomics research efforts across multiple institutions, by early-career and otherwise innovative scientists.

With NIPT samples from more than 141,000 women in China, investigators retraced population structure, historical migrations, genetic associations, and more.

Researchers compared findings from genome-wide association studies for 62 traits or conditions with genes implicated in 20 Mendelian disorder types, uncovering new ties.

Axcelead, a Japanese drug discovery service provider, will use the technology to include creation of genetically modified animals in its service offerings.

The blood-based test, called Melaseq, measures 38 circulating microRNAs that regulate processes that melanoma cells undergo as they become malignant.

The funding will support efforts to convert PGDx's technology, including both tissue and liquid biopsy tests, for dissemination as regulated IVD kits.

The expected gross proceeds are more than double what the firm proposed as its original goal for the offering when it filed plans to list its shares in September.

Fluidigm will provide DNA Software's CopyCount-CNV software for use with its Biomark HD system for copy number variation analysis.

The NHS will expand on existing efforts such as the 100,000 Genomes Project and will offer people with rare diseases the opportunity to sequence their genomes.

This Tabula Muris could enable discovery of new cell types, detection of novel gene expression in known cells, and comparison of cell types across organs.

The firm will use the funding to develop and validate an expanded version of its somatic cancer hotspot and monitoring assays.

The prospective, multi-site clinical trial will evaluate the clinical utility of unbiased sequencing for identifying pathogens in suspected CNS infections.

The firm hasn't yet specified how many shares it is offering or at what price but noted that its stock would trade under the Nasdaq symbol TWST.

Centogene will collect dried blood spot samples and perform genetic analysis to find and recruit Parkinson's disease patients for Denali's LRRK2 inhibitor trials.

Archer will develop and pursue regulatory approval for a companion diagnostic that will help find patients who may benefit from one of Merck's drug candidates.

The firm has completed submissions for all three of its ePlex panels for diagnosis and management of bloodstream infections that can lead to sepsis.

Cells that express genes linked to greater proliferation potential are more likely to downregulate the HIV provirus, according to a new study.

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Researchers describe a way to share data while keeping it secure, Agence France Presse reports.

In Science this week: genetic mutations typically associated with esophageal cancer are common in older, healthy individuals, and more.

India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has a new director-general, according to ScienceInsider.

A new study links more than a hundred genes to autism spectrum disorder, Discover's D-brief blog reports.