Clinical & Translational

The third phase of eMERGE will focus on identifying the potential medical effects of rare variants in about 100 clinically relevant genes.

Six out of 61 miRNAs in a prospective cardiovascular disease study could be reliably measured from plasma samples after more than a dozen years in liquid nitrogen.

Researchers found that array-based testing and exome sequencing contributed uniquely to ASD diagnosis, and that the diagnostic yield of testing was higher in complex autism cases.

Researchers performed exome and transcriptome sequencing in 91 pediatric cancer patients, identifying actionable results in 42 patients.

The new joint venture will be called EGL Genetic Diagnostics.

In PNAS this week: The sea anemone is sequenced, a team describes a CRISPR/Cas9-based approach to label specific sites in the genome, and more. 

In a short video, CNN introduces viewers to a fecal transplant poop donor and explains how the treatments are made.

Researchers are testing the use of transgenically altered diamondback moths as an alternative to pesticides in controlling the bugs.

Two recent papers published in Science and Nature Medicine describe work that may result in a universal vaccine for the flu.

Sep
17
Sponsored by
Omicia

This online seminar will provide examples of how commercial and hospital-affiliated clinical labs are successfully developing and deploying high-throughput next-generation sequencing-based testing services for genetic diseases. 

Oct
15
Sponsored by
Parabase

This webinar will discuss the benefits of a rapid targeted next-generation sequencing (TNGS) panel, using dried blood spots, for second-tier newborn metabolic and hearing loss screening and its immediate utility for high-risk diagnostic testing in the neonatal intensive care unit. 

Oct
29
Sponsored by
Lucigen

This webinar will focus on a range of research and clinical applications enabled by improvements in mate pair technology for whole genome sequencing.