Researchers identified a new type 2 diabetes-associated site involving the ZRANB3 gene, which may have a role in regulating pancreatic beta cells.
Nationwide Labs will use the PathogenDx array system for rapid strain identification of skin and foot fungi.
A large genome-wide association meta-analysis and follow-up analyses revealed eight risk loci involving SNPs previously associated with body traits, metabolism, and psychiatric risk.
The company — develops tests for the early detection of cancer and other diseases in whole blood — is targeting C$3.7 million in a private placement financing round.
The funding will be used to support clinical validation and expand market access for the firm's endometriosis diagnostic test.
The Frederick, Maryland-based firm has received regulatory clearance for a multiplexed array-based assay after more than 15 years in development.
The company develops assays and reagents for tissue-based biomarker research and discovery including its UltiMapper line of multiplexed assays.
Using samples from heart failure patients and healthy controls, researchers uncovered a gene that, when absent in mice, reduced their risk of heart failure.
Genome-wide association analyses spanning 26 phenotypes in diverse populations revealed new risk variants and population-specific contributions for known SNPs.
The agreement follows a number of other distribution deals Bioké has signed in recent months including ones with Omni Life Science, Syntec, and Namocell.
The Genes for Good Project has engaged 80,000 Facebook users via its online application and genotyped 27,000 people to date.
Findings from a genome-wide association study suggest that fetal SNPs in SLIT2 and other genes may coincide with the risk of spontaneous preterm birth.
A few key loci appear to contribute to a lasting immune response following childhood immunizations against meningococcal bacteria, tetanus, or Haemophilus influenzae type B.
The two genome-wide scores to predict coronary artery disease risk, which were developed using UK Biobank data, were also valid in French-Canadians.
NatGeo will continue to conduct research using its database, which includes data on roughly a million individuals.
Two research groups analyzed ancient DNA samples from across the Arctic to tease out how populations in Siberia and North America are related to one another.
The deals with Covance, NeoGenomics Laboratories, and Navigate BioPharma Services aim to expand access to NanoString's PanCancer IO 360 Gene Expression Panel.
The Israeli online genealogy company recently expanded its ancestry genetic testing offering to include health information.
The researchers have used nCounter, an FDA-cleared platform from NanoString Technologies, to develop their gene expression assay for subtype classification.
Arev holding company BC Bud Depot will use Lighthouse Genomics' cannabis-specific microarray for high-throughput genotyping.
Google's Project Nightingale has collected health information on millions of Americans, according to the Wall Street Journal.
An opinion piece at The Hill criticizes the proposed plan to collect DNA samples from migrants at the US border.
Nature News writes that women in chemistry are less likely to have their manuscripts accepted for publication.
In PNAS this week: tRNA fragment signature for chronic lymphocytic leukemia, genomic sites sensitive to ultraviolet radiation in melanocytes, and more.