Alzheimer's disease

ADx Healthcare is selling an APOE test on the Helix marketplace, while HealthLytix and Dash Genomics are marketing a polygenic hazard score for late-onset Alzheimer's.

The UPenn team will collect genetic information from outside patient cohorts, reorganize it in a streamlined process, and provide a database for downstream studies.

Preliminary But Maybe

Early trial results seem promising for Alzheimer's disease treatments, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Revenues for Roche Diagnostics totaled CHF 6.26 billion for H1, driven primarily by demand for immunodiagnostic solutions.

The funding will help support the whole-genome and RNA sequencing of Alzheimer's disease patients to advance biomarker development.

Using omics and other data, researchers performed  network analyses that pointed to interactions between human herpesviruses and other Alzheimer's disease risk factors.

The UK-based Dementia Discovery Fund is investing $1.3M in Immuneering's drug-discovery technology in search of new molecular entities for treating Alzheimer's.

By combining iPSCs, CRISPR gene editing, and transcriptomic approaches, researchers examined the effects of an Alzheimer's disease risk variant on brain cells.

The company plans to test both its current technology and explore novel signatures using samples from Mayo's biobank.

Using large-scale GWAS data, researchers saw shared genetic contributors for ALS and frontotemporal dementia, as well as ALS and progressive supranuclear palsy.

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The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.