In a study involving 250 military veterans, researchers have reported identifying and testing gene expression biomarkers whose levels rise with human stress.
The researchers said that affordable tests that can differentiate malaria from similar diseases is vital for administering the most targeted treatment for patients.
The partnership will accelerate the development of molecular diagnostics in the Chinese market, Minneapolis-based Bio-Techne said.
The R&D collaboration will examine a Western Digital theory that moving computational power closer to large genomic datasets can speed up analysis.
Veracyte plans to launch a new version of its Percepta test and present data for a nasal swab lung cancer diagnostic this year.
The assay uses a genomic DNA signature called the metastatic potential score derived from copy number alteration analysis of specific regions of the genome.
In a recent study, a pair of researchers found that CNAs in cancer driver genes are better prognostic markers than mutations in the same genes.
The partners will evaluate patients' responses to immunotherapeutic drugs, including PD-1 and PDL-1 inhibitors, based on bladder cancer subtypes.
The partners will develop technology to predict the outcome of an NK-cell-based immunotherapy in patients with incurable locally advanced or metastatic solid tumors.
The studies involved data from 14,000 Hispanic women and showed the 87-SNP risk score outperformed its 86-SNP score for European women.
Researchers representing scientists and students of Chinese descent voice their concerns about recent US policies and rhetoric.
Researchers say increased diversity in genomic studies will benefit all, PBS NewsHour reports.
Wired reports that researchers have shown they could reprogram a DNA-based computer.
In Science this week: whole-genome sequencing of single sperm cells, and more.