The test, named EvoScore START, measures a panel of blood-based protein biomarkers to distinguish between epileptic seizures and other similar events.
The two firms are collaborating on a system to share genotypic, phenotypic, and treatment outcomes data with physicians on a mobile-device network.
Using CNV profiles for more than 40,000 individuals with or without schizophrenia, researchers got a refined look at gains and losses linked to the condition.
The findings run counter to the traditional understanding of tau's role in Alzheimer's, which holds that modified forms of the protein help drive the disease.
Using brain samples from individuals with or without autism spectrum disorder, researchers identified H3K27ac histone acetylation marks associated with ASD.
The firm is building an antibody-based immune system-related protein biomarker test for stroke diagnosis in both community and academic hospitals.
The institute has selected the firm's RNA-seq library preparation kits for use in gene expression profiling in single-cell analysis of brain cells.
Using mitochondrial sequence data for hundreds of simplex families, investigators found predicted pathogenic heteroplasmic mutations were over-represented.
The funding will support research into the roles Alzheimer's disease-associated genetic variants play in neural cell biology.
Experts pointed out the lack of clarity in professional standards and regulations when it comes to dealing with genetic variation in patient care.
A high-profile, independent committee is considering the liability issues impacting labs as genetic testing increasingly becomes integrated into patient care.
An exome-wide association study drew attention to a rare variant in TM2D3 that is more common among people of Icelandic heritage.
Researchers from the University of Texas at Dallas have designed a modular, virally-delivered, doxycycline-induced CRISPR/Cas9 system.
ImmunArray will use Quanterix's Simoa single-molecule array technology for biomarker analysis, with the potential to enrich its diagnostic panels.
By focusing on sequences that have diverged rapidly in humans, researchers identified regulatory sequences suspected of affecting neural processes.
Experts led by Duke neuroscientist Allen Roses developed the database hoping to boost researchers' ability to explore the role of short structural variants in complex diseases.
The researchers built a three-protein panel that identified patients who developed Alzheimer's disease with a sensitivity of 80 percent and specificity of 79 percent.
HUG's genetic medicine arm will use Saphetor's software and variant knowledgebase in clinical projects focused on developmental and neurological disorders.
Using data from the Simons Simplex Collection, researchers estimated that 5 percent of autism spectrum disorder cases may involve mosaic de novo mutations.
The initiative was launched to conduct a large-scale study of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease to advance the discovery of biomarkers of the conditions.
Startup companies are taking on personalized medicine, CNET reports.
Bruce Booth writes at Life Sci VC that biotech clusters like Boston and San Francisco are getting even more consolidated.
The Verge speaks with Mark and Scott Kelly, who are the subjects of NASA's Twin Study.
In Genome Biology this week: genes linked to Hirschsprung disease, structural variant patterns in autism, and more.