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The third set of papers out this week from The Cancer Genome Atlas touches on ways to cluster tumors, oncogenic processes that contribute to oncogenesis, and more.

Researchers associated with the Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Research Network will publish more than 25 papers this week to discuss findings from the initiative.

The project, dubbed FinnGen, was announced this week and is slated to run through mid-2023.

The new European initiative promises to deliver multiple new tests and methods for improving the treatment of breast cancer and rectal cancer.

Backed by €19 million in EU funding, the initiative, called BigData@Heart, will create a research platform that could change the way cardiovascular diseases are diagnosed and treated.

The FDA and an academic research consortium have released a framework for communicating high-throughput sequencing computations and data analysis.

The consortium is collecting data from different omics streams for a cohort of individuals with autism spectrum disorders with the long-term goal of improving treatment.

Investigators intend to genotype the biorepository using Illumina arrays with the aim of identifying markers that can be used to inform treatment and prevention efforts.

The companies will recruit and track a cohort of women to study environmental, genetic, and lifestyle factors that may contribute to fertility outcomes.

The researchers will use single-cell genomics and other approaches to generate information that could ultimately be used to diagnose, monitor, and treat disease.

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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.