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The company has been collecting data on broader applicability of its electric field chip technology for potential use in DNA, RNA, exosome, and protein applications.

The analysis also implicated gene sets involved in glutamate signaling and the immune system.

Cellectricon is researching the spread of neurodegenerative disease-associated peptides that characterize Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease.

Individuals with germline PTEN mutations who have autism spectrum disorder or developmental delay often also have copy number variations, a new study has found.

Gladstone Institutes researchers will use proteomic, genomic, and gene-altering approaches to investigate apoe4 toxicity as part of a five-year project.

An analysis of cases and controls from South Africa's Xhosa population pointed to private, damaging mutations in genes expressed in the brain.

Exome sequences for nearly 35,600 cases and controls revealed genes prone to mutation in autism spectrum disorder, along with related cell types, functions, and developmental stages.

While de novo mutations appeared to make relatively modest contributions to schizophrenia risk, they recurrently affected evolutionarily conserved genes.

Some of these shared loci were associated with higher BMI, but some were linked to lower BMI, particularly those also linked to schizophrenia.

A genome-wide association study involving some 200,000 veterans unearthed five anxiety risk loci in European Americans and another risk locus in African Americans.

Run by the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative, SPARK has already grown to more than 220,000 participants from 75,000 families living in the US.

A sequencing study of patients with early-onset dementia often found pathogenic or likely contributory variants in several genes.

A genome-wide association study meta-analysis of eight psychiatric conditions led to new and known risk loci, and revealed three distinct groups of conditions.

The sites include Massachusetts General Hospital, Northwestern Medicine, Struthers Parkinson's Center, UC San Diego, and the Perelman School of Medicine.

The grants were awarded through the organization's Diagnostic Accelerator, a partnership between the charity and various philanthropic partners.

Using a single-nucleus RNA sequencing strategy, investigators tracked down cell type-specific gene expression and networks in Alzheimer's brains.

Asuragen will use its Amplidex PCR tech to develop companion diagnostics for Wave's investigational allele-selective therapeutic programs for Huntington's.

SelectHealth will cover PGx testing for Intermountain employees and beneficiaries with major depressive disorder who have failed treatment.

The grant was awarded through the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation's Diagnostic Accelerator, a partnership between the charity and philanthropic partners.

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The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub is working with California's health department to sequence viral samples from COVID-19 patients to trace viral introductions, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

Despite differences in their migration habits, eastern and western monarch butterflies are genetically similar, according to a study in Molecular Ecology.

The UK is implementing COVID-19 testing with a 90-minute turnaround time.

In PLOS this week: identification of fungal species in subcutaneous infections, sequencing of Campylobacter found in raw meat from retail stores, and more.