Illumina, Nashville Biosciences Ink WGS Agreement With Amgen for African American Cohort
As part of the agreement, Amgen subsidiary DeCode Genetics will perform WGS on 35,000 DNA samples from VUMC's biobank using Illumina platforms.
Liver Disease Multiomic Analysis Reveals Detection Clues, Points to Treatment Strategies
Researchers found nonalcoholic fatty liver disease markers with a combination of genome-wide association analyses, blood gene expression profiling, and blood plasma proteomics.
Analysis of 150K UK Biobank Genomes Leads to Discovery of New Variants, Trait Associations
With whole-genome sequences for 150,119 UK Biobank participants, researchers tallied variants, identified population clusters, and mapped conserved regions with reduced diversity.
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.
Researchers described the variant, disease, drug target, and drug safety insights being gained analyzing more than 150,000 UK Biobank whole-genome sequences.