Amgen Decode Genetics Plasma Proteome Study Improves Understanding of Disease Pathogenesis In a cohort of almost 36,000 Icelanders, the researchers found more than 18,000 associations between sequence variants and plasma protein levels. UK Biobank WGS Consortium Describes 150K Genome Dataset at ASHG, Sets Sights on 500K Premium Researchers described the variant, disease, drug target, and drug safety insights being gained analyzing more than 150,000 UK Biobank whole-genome sequences. Vertigo Risk Variant Set Points to Related Inner Ear Processes With a genome-wide association meta-analysis that included almost 943,000 vertigo cases or controls, researchers focused on vertigo-associated loci in inner ear-related genes. Decode Study Identifies Proteomic Predictors of All-Cause Mortality Using Somalogic's SomaScan to analyze nearly 23,000 subjects, the researchers identified signatures indicating high and low risks of death within 10 years. FDA Approves Amgen's Lumakras for NSCLC Alongside Companion Tests From Guardant Health, Qiagen The approval makes Lumakras the first inhibitor of KRAS, once considered "undruggable," to reach the market for KRAS-mutated NSCLC. May 10, 2021 Long-Read Sequencing Characterizes Structural Variants in Icelandic Population Apr 19, 2021 Amgen, NeoGenomics Partner to Expand Biomarker Testing Access in NSCLC Jan 11, 2021 Grail Inks Deals With Amgen, AstraZeneca, Bristol Myers Squibb for MRD Test Development Jan 7, 2021 Identical Twins Have Non-Identical Genomes, Study Finds Dec 17, 2020 Danish Researchers to Integrate Genomic Data With New Disease Trajectory Browser Premium Dec 7, 2020 UK Biobank Collaborating With Biopharmas to Profile Plasma Proteome of 53K Subjects Oct 8, 2020 Olfactory Gene Variants Influence How People Perceive Fishy Smells, Other Odors Oct 5, 2020 Berkeley Lights Helps Researchers Connect Genomic, Functional Characteristics of Cells Premium Jul 30, 2020 SomaLogic Inks Deal With Amgen to Analyze Protein Expression in Patient Samples Jun 24, 2020 Genetic Study Explains Link Between Osteoporosis Drug, Cardiovascular Risk May 13, 2020 Adaptive Eyes NGS-Based Test for T Cell Response in COVID-19 Premium Apr 15, 2020 Iceland SARS-CoV-2 Screening Effort Finds Lower Infection Incidence in Children, Women Apr 2, 2020 Amgen, Adaptive Biotechnologies Partner on Drug Discovery for COVID-19 Mar 6, 2020 As Consumer Genomics Market Cools, Providers Ponder Better Ways to Reach Customers Premium Jan 14, 2020 Qiagen, Amgen Collaborate to Develop CDx for Investigational NSCLC Drug Jan 13, 2020 Guardant Health to Develop Liquid Biopsy CDx for Amgen KRAS G12C Inhibitor Dec 5, 2019 Amgen Gifts $1M to Keck Graduate Institute for Genomics Education Center Sep 17, 2019 Amgen, Adaptive Biotechnologies Expand Partnership on NGS Blood Cancer Monitoring Sep 11, 2019 UK Biobank Whole-Genome Sequencing Project Obtains £200M from Pharma, Government, Philanthropy Jun 12, 2019 Intermountain, Decode Genetics to Sequence 500K Genomes for Research Load More Breaking News Single-Nucleus Chromatin Accessibility Profiling in Coronary Artery Disease Points to Mechanisms ALL Genomes Marked by High DNA Methylation Levels Cepheid Gets CE Mark for Updated Rapid COVID MDx Test Mainz Biomed, Dante Labs Partner to Commercialize ColoAlert in Europe, UAE CellCarta Acquires Rights to Targeted Protein Assays from Fred Hutch Spinout Precision Assays Genetic Analysis, Omnigene Medical Technologies Ink Distribution, Tech Transfer Deal The Scan Monkeypox Case Found in US The New York Times says that a case of monkeypox has now been reported in the US. Effects on Fetal Screening Wired writes that changes to US abortion laws could affect screening for fatal congenital conditions. 'Pharma Bro' Out of Prison The Wall Street Journal reports that Martin Shkreli has been released from prison to a halfway house. Nature Papers Present Cultivate Oat Genome, Benchmarking of Spatial and Single-Cell Transcriptomic Integration Methods In Nature this week: reference genome of the cultivated oat, and more.