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The consortium will help professional organizations develop practice guidelines and facilitate discussion on the appropriate use of reproductive genetic testing. 

Led by investigators at the University of Oslo, the four-year CoMorMent project is slated to commence next month with a total budget of €6 million.

The government-backed project aims to better understand genetic diversity around the South Asian country while helping to inform clinical applications.

The Michael J. Fox Foundation-led project aims to lead researchers to new insights about biomarkers indicating Parkinson's disease progression.

The university also is developing a process for measuring phenotype risk scores as it continually adapts to changing technology and research needs.

Using 350 human genomes from different populations, the two centers plan to develop a multi-genome reference sequence that is as complete as possible.

The effort, called FAIRplus, commenced earlier this year with a budget of €8.2 million, funded by the Innovative Medicine Initiative.

The effort, outlined in a Development Cell paper published online today, aims to complement the ongoing Human Cell Atlas initiative, but with a focus on pediatric health.

The firm's EpiSwitch test for blood-based diagnosis of prostate cancer will be evaluated as part of the ongoing PROSTAGRAM trial.

The new multinational consortium, backed by the EU and Canada, seeks to improve understanding of immune responses and uncover new therapeutic targets.

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At the Lancet, more than two dozen public health researchers condemn the conspiracy theories that have emerged surrounding the source of the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Washington Post reports that Philip Leder, who helped uncover how DNA codes for proteins and studied the role of genes in cancer, has died.

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin and the University of Pittsburgh look into how often de novo genes arise and how important they may be.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: pipeline for genotyping Alu retrotransposon mobile element insertions, previously undocumented non-coding RNAs, and more.