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In Print: Recent PGx Papers, Oct. 22, 2014


Prognostication of patients with clear cell renal cell carcinomas based on quantification of DNA methylation levels of CpG island methylator phenotype marker genes.
Tian Y, Arai E, Gotoh M, et al.
BMC Cancer 2014 Oct 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Identification of a melanoma susceptibility locus and somatic mutation in TET2.
Song F, Amos CI, Lee JE, et al.
Carcinogenesis 2014 Sep;35(9):2097-101.

hy information alone is not enough: behavioral economics and the future of genomic medicine.

Blumenthal-Barby JS, McGuire AL, Ubel PA.
Ann Intern Med. 2014 Oct 21;161(8):605-6.

Clinical Exome Sequencing for Genetic Identification of Rare Mendelian Disorders.
Lee H, Deignan JL, Dorrani N, et al.
JAMA 2014 Oct 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Molecular Findings Among Patients Referred for Clinical Whole-Exome Sequencing.
Yang Y, Muzny DM, Xia F, et al.
JAMA 2014 Oct 18. [Epub ahead of print]

New Strategies in Acute Myelogenous Leukemia: Leukemogenesis and Personalized Medicine.
Gojo I, Karp JE.
Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Oct 16. [Epub ahead of print]

Direct-to-consumer pharmacogenomic testing assessed in a US-based study.
Daly A.
J R Coll Physicians Edinb. 2014 Sep;44(3):212-213.

Exome sequencing in familial colorectal cancer: searching for needles in haystacks.
Stoffel EM, Eng C.
Gastroenterology 2014 Sep;147(3):554-6.

Individualizing the use of medications in children: making Goldilocks happy.
Leeder JS, Brown JT, Soden SE.
Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2014 Sep;96(3):304-6.

Clinical Evidence Supporting Pharmacogenomic Biomarker Testing Provided in US Food and Drug Administration Drug Labels.
Wang B, Canestaro WJ, Choudhry NK.
JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Oct 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Predictive Biomarkers for Anti-Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Therapy: Beyond KRAS Testing.
Ashraf N, Kothari N, Kim R.
J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2014 Oct;12(10):1433-42.

Personalized medicine in rheumatoid arthritis: is the glass half full or half empty.
Huizinga TW.
J Intern Med. 2014 Oct 14. [Epub ahead of print]

Clinical Perspective on the Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium Updated 2014 Guidelines for CYP2D6 and Codeine.
Nicholson WT, Formea CM.
Clin Chem. 2014 Oct 9. [Epub ahead of print]

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Hormone-Based Gene Therapy to Sterilize Domestic Cat

A new paper in Nature Communication suggests that gene therapy could be a safer alternative to spaying domestic cats.

Active Lifestyle Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Prevention in People at High Genetic Risk

A study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine shows that an active lifestyle goes a long way in type 2 diabetes prevention.

Beneficial, Harmful Effects of Introgression Between Wild and Domesticated European Grapes

A paper in PNAS shows that European wild grapevines were an important resource for improving the flavor of cultivated wine grapes.

Genetic Ancestry of South America's Indigenous Mapuche Traced

Researchers in Current Biology analyzed genome-wide data from more than five dozen Mapuche individuals to better understand their genetic history.