The company's total revenues were $23.1 million, supported by growth across the firm's instrument and consumables sales, and its research collaboration business.
Researchers used UK Biobank data to uncover genetic loci — many linked to pigmentation processes, but also novel ones — associated with being able to tan.
Along with a polygenic risk score enhanced in migraine sufferers, new research reveals a high-frequency variant implicated in cold adaptation and migraine in Europeans.
The five CROs will be able to offer DSP analyses to their customers through a technology access program ahead of NanoString's planned platform launch in 2019.
Data from almost 19,500 individuals did not show clear ties between a heterozygous mutation in the HBB hemoglobin beta gene and ischemic stroke risk.
The team used genetic scoring to identify infants without a family history of the disease who had more than a 10 percent risk for developing islet antibodies.
The researchers used UK Biobank data to identify loci linked to depression and identify gene sets involved in excitatory neurotransmission and mechanosensory behavior.
The international team of researchers uncovered more than 100 loci, mostly novel, through their analysis of a cohort of nearly 300,000 people.
The test is designed to identify a tumor's tissue of origin by assessing 2,000 individual genes and covers 15 common tumor types.
With genome sequences and/or array-based genotypes for ancient and modern individuals in Patagonia, researchers retraced hunter-gatherer population history.
The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health-led team of researchers combined genome-wide association data and gene expression data on thousands of individuals.
Using large-scale GWAS data, researchers saw shared genetic contributors for ALS and frontotemporal dementia, as well as ALS and progressive supranuclear palsy.
Using data for thousands of Chinese individuals, researchers saw new and known variants associated with type 2 diabetes, fasting glucose levels, and other metabolic traits.
With the help of electronic health record data, researchers searched for common variants linked to hundreds of diseases or clinical lab measurements.
Both a genome-wide association study and a rare variant burden analysis homed in on a role for KIF5A mutations in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Investigators narrowed in on genes involved in placentation and appetite during a GWAS focused on a severe form of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy.
The exclusive two-way licensing deal also allows Akonni to commercialize Righton's molecular diagnostic tests outside of China.
The researchers also found that genes located near these loci were differentially expressed in healthy versus diseased cartilage.
The health system hopes to pair the data with nearly three decades worth of electronic health records as well as medical histories provided by contributors.
The researchers uncovered more than 20 new stroke-associated genetic loci, some of which are the targets of antithrombotic drugs.
Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.
Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.
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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.