Alzheimer's disease Committees Seek Information The New York Times reports two congressional committees are seeking information about the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of Biogen's Alzheimer's disease treatment. PNAS Papers Present Analysis of Koala Retrovirus Transmission, Dementia Metabolites, Tree Growth-Defense Trade-Offs In PNAS this week: koala retrovirus transmission dynamics, metabolites could potentially diagnose or be used to treat different types of dementia, and more. Manipulation Concerns Raised Retraction Watch reports that a law firm has brought up concerns with the US Food and Drug Administration of possible data manipulation among a filing for an Alzheimer's disease treatment. VA Not Covering Alzheimer's Disease Drug The Wall Street Journal reports the US Department of Veterans Affairs won't cover Biogen's controversial Alzheimer's disease drug. Review of Approval Process Stat News reports the Department for Health and Human Services' Office of the Inspector General is to investigate FDA's approval of Biogen's Alzheimer's disease drug. Mar 5, 2021 Fauna Bio Gets $373K NIH Grant to Study Animal Genomes for Potential Drug Targets Mar 2, 2021 NIH, Partners Commit $74.9M to New Phase of Alzheimer's Program Feb 25, 2021 New Alzheimer's Disease Genes Linked Through Transcriptome-Wide Study Feb 24, 2021 Cytox Gets CE Mark for Alzheimer's Disease Genetic Risk Test Feb 16, 2021 Two Studies Uncover Risk Loci for Age-Associated Neurodegenerative Disorders Feb 10, 2021 Tataa Biocenter Takes Majority Stake in Swedish Genetic Testing Firm Life Genomics Jan 28, 2021 Alzheimer's Disease-Related Proteins Picked up in Proteome-Wide Association Study Jan 11, 2021 Helix Obtains FDA Authorization for Exome Sequencing Platform, Alzheimer's Disease Risk Test Jan 7, 2021 Alzheimer's Disease Subtypes Proposed From Gene Expression Profiles of Brain Regions Jan 7, 2021 Genuity Science, Emory Team on Biomarker Discovery for Neurodegenesis Nov 6, 2020 Genetic Risk of Cognitive Decline Varies Between Latino Populations, Study Finds Oct 22, 2020 Alzheimer's Disease Risk Linked to Noncoding Variants in APOE Region Oct 1, 2020 DiamiR Wins $3.9M in NIH Funding for Neurological Disease Diagnostic Development Sep 28, 2020 Alzheimer's Disease Linked to Epigenetic Changes in Multi-Omic Study Aug 31, 2020 HudsonAlpha Postdoc Wins NIH Grant for Alzheimer's Disease Research Aug 11, 2020 Broad Institute, One Mind Win $518K Grant for Alzheimer's Disease Research Jul 22, 2020 Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation, Pharma Firms Form Biobank Alliance Jun 9, 2020 IsoPlexis Receives $2M SBIR Grant for Alzheimer's Research May 26, 2020 With Low-Cost SARS-CoV-2 Assay, FYR Diagnostics Looks to Bypass Equipment Bottlenecks Premium May 14, 2020 Brain Proteins May Mediate Effects of Genetic Variants on Some Neurological Phenotypes Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.