NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers have uncovered distinct genetic subtypes of myeloproliferative neoplasms, which, in combination with other clinical data, could help guide treatment approaches.

Myeloproliferative neoplasms are a group of chronic blood cancers associated with a risk of bleeding and blood clots, but they can also progress to more advanced disease, including leukemia. The current classification system divides these blood cancers into groups based on their clinical and laboratory features, but there is some overlap between the categories.

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In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.

Jan
30
Sponsored by
Loop Genomics

This webinar will provide a comparison of several next-generation sequencing (NGS) approaches — including short-read 16S, whole-genome sequencing (WGS), and synthetic long-read sequencing technology — for use in microbiome research studies.

Jan
30
Sponsored by
Loop Genomics

This webinar will provide a comparison of several next-generation sequencing (NGS) approaches — including short-read 16S, whole-genome sequencing (WGS), and synthetic long-read sequencing technology — for use in microbiome research studies.