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A study presented at the National Society of Genetic Counselors annual meeting last week analyzed how counseling sessions affected patients on five measures.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: sequencing approaches to characterize cisplatin-mediated DNA damage, somatic mosaicism in long-QT syndrome case, and more.

The firm will provide in-kind testing for 900 cases in the Sudden Death in the Young registry where the cause of death could not be determined by an autopsy.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: parent-of-origin effects, framework to uncover clinically important mutations from whole genome sequence data, and more.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – By combining a meta-analysis with follow-up experiments in two model systems, an international team of researchers uncovered 14 new loci associated with heart rate and homed

By Uduak Grace Thomas
A new computer model of the human heart could help predict side effects of drugs used to treat abnormal heart rhythms, according to its developers.

The companies will study the potential role of galectin-3 in screening patients for cardiac-resynchronization therapy.

The partners are deciding whether to run the multiplex test on a microarray or a sequencing platform. Factors in the decision include the complexity of the test and the technical feasibility of multiplexed, targeted resequencing.

Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.

The New York Times reports that evidence linking trauma in one generation to epigenetic effects that influence subsequent generations may be overstated.

ScienceInsider reports that US National Institutes of Health researchers were told in the fall they could not obtain new human fetal tissue.

In PNAS this week: skin pigmentation evolution among KhoeSan, biomarkers for dengue virus progression, and more.