The SCN3A gene, which encodes a voltage-gate sodium channel in the brain, also controls oral motor development, including swallowing, tongue movement, and speech.
Investigators from the school will use the funding to continue a research program applying genomics to hearing loss screening and treatment.
The study identified four variants in BAG3 that almost only occurred in African Americans and were associated with a nearly twofold increase in cardiac events.
The company's offering of 3.36 million units at $6.125 per unit — each consisting of one share of common stock and one warrant — is expected to close Aug. 23.
A study found that cis-regulatory variation modifies the penetrance of coding variants, and that variants' regulatory haplotype configuration affects disease risk.
Plasmodium vivax parasites that infect humans have highly similar genomes to parasites that infect apes, a finding with possible disease-eradication consequences.
Genome-wide polygenic risk scores highlight those at risk of coronary artery disease, atrial fibrillation, type 2 diabetes, IBD, and breast cancer.
The company, which has just changed its name from Sygnis, has now completed the integration of several recent acquisitions including TGR Biosciences.
A Stony Brook University-led team re-analyzed the FOXP2 gene for signs of selection using a larger, more diverse cohort, but were unable to find any.
Diet- and height-related variants were selected for in a Flores Island pygmy population, according to a study, which also provided insights into the population's history.
The teams, from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and NYU Langone Health, generated viable yeast strains with just one or two chromosomes.
Researchers used CRISPR to engineer mice that have multiple genetic variants associated with late-onset AD to facilitate research into biomarkers and treatments.
With a $300 million investment in 23andMe, GSK pivots toward personalized medicine again, while the consumer genomics firm hitches its drug development ambitions to GSK.
The companies will initially contribute equally to funding the collaboration and will share in future proceeds from drugs developed within the partnership.
The STRIDES program aims to establish industry partnerships to provide NIH researchers access to cost-effective computational infrastructure, tools, and services.
A polygenic prediction score based on those SNPs accounts for more than 11 percent of the variance seen between individuals in educational attainment.
A new deep neural network approach used common variants in non-human primate genomes to distinguish between benign variants and those involved in human disease.
The researchers said their method for mapping genetic interactions can serve as a blueprint for mapping the genetic landscape of human cells.
The work is being funded with $26.5 million from the 21st Century Cures Cancer Moonshot Initiative.
A team led by the University of British Columbia homed in on a variant that linked to increased liver enzyme levels and liver injury during interferon-β treatment.
The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.
In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.
Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.