A GWAS meta-analysis involving hundreds of thousands of cases and controls led to new and known gallstone disease-associated variants at 28 loci.
With a DNA methylation atlas and deconvolution algorithm, researchers are attempting to trace cfDNA back to tissue sources in healthy or ill individuals.
Genome-wide association and meta-analyses have uncovered a dozen ADHD-related loci, providing insights into its biology and overlap with other conditions.
The lawsuit comes a few days after a jury awarded Bio-Rad Laboratories $23.9 million in damages in a patent infringement suit against 10x Genomics.
A gene-environment analysis involving 10,346 twins suggests parents are more restrictive when feeding children who have a genetic propensity for weight gain.
A Mendelian analysis hints that variants implicated in bitter taste perception may affect a person's preference for coffee, tea, and/or alcohol.
A Georgia Tech team found that the reliance of genome-wide association studies on European populations has skewed estimates of disease risk in other populations.
At least some variants associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia appeared to contribute to PSA levels in the blood, independent of prostate cancer.
Roche said at the AMP annual meeting that it plans to commercialize the system in Europe with CE IVD marking for clinical applications and in the US with a 510(k) exemption.
The researchers noted ties between osteoarthritis-linked variants and height, and found one risk loci that implicated the Hedgehog signaling pathway.
The firms have agreed to conduct joint research using NanoString's PanCancer IO 360 panel to explore predictive signatures for MacroGenics' MGD013 clinical applications.
The companies will comarket Ultivue's UltiMapper assays with Leica's Bond Rx research staining platform for research applications.
Data for nearly 306,500 individuals revealed the impact of independent lifestyle and genetic factors on stroke risk over roughly seven years of follow up.
In a conference call to discuss Q3 earnings, CEO Francis deSouza discussed NIPT, oncology, population sequencing, and consumer genomics as potential growth drivers.
The company reported $853 million in total revenues for the quarter, driven by growth across its sequencing and microarray products.
A case-control GWAS of individuals of African descent led to four chromosome 6 SNPs with apparent ties to bleeding risk associated with warfarin anticoagulants.
Researchers documented genetic associations, trait heritability, and more with data from GWAS on 778 binary or non-binary traits in UK Biobank participants.
In a meta-analysis of nearly 70,000 individuals, researchers estimated that low-frequency coding variants contribute about 5 percent of multiple sclerosis risk.
The phenome-wide association study focused on SNPs near potential drug target sites with ties to one or more phenotypes that might impact target suitability.
The partners are advancing a comprehensive report on how the detected PGx markers impact drug response and customized reports focusing on specific types of drugs.
An analysis of UK Biobank data finds hemochromatosis to be more prevalent than thought, according to the BBC.
An analysis finds that female biomedical researchers receive fewer prizes than male ones, and when they do win prizes, they are less prestigious.
Federal researchers tell the Los Angeles Times that the shutdown is causing missed research opportunities as they try to keep their experiments going.
In Nature this week: improved genomic analysis using a graph genome reference, tumor mutational burden could predict clinical response to immune checkpoint inhibitors, and more.