asthma Some Grass Species Worse for Seasonal Allergies Than Others, DNA Analysis Shows Researchers linked high levels of Cynosurus cristatus and Phleum pratense pollen to an increase in asthma-related emergency hospital admissions. Single-Cell Sequencing Reveals Immune Contributors to Exacerbated Asthma in Mouse Model Investigators saw enhanced interleukin-13 production by a handful of immune cell types in mouse models of steroid-resistant asthma. Bio-Me, Siolta Therapeutics to Develop Microbiome-Based Pediatric Allergy and Asthma Test The firms said that the test would help Siolta identify and monitor patients eligible for its biotherapeutic therapy currently under development. Gut Microbiome Maturation Plays Role in Reduced Asthma Risk in Infants Exposed to Farms Farm exposure before one year of age affects maturation of the gut microbiomes and is linked to a reduced risk of developing asthma, the PASTURE study found. NIH Kicks Off Study Investigating Coronavirus in Children Among the study's aims is determining how rates of SARS-CoV-2 infection differ between healthy children and ones with asthma or other allergic conditions. Jan 14, 2020 Asthma Drug Resistance Linked to Variant in Androgen Synthesis Gene Oct 28, 2019 Seqster to Support Asthma Study at La Jolla Institute of Immunology Jun 18, 2019 Single-Cell Lung Atlases Reveal New Cell Types, Asthma-Related Alterations Feb 22, 2019 Asthma-Linked Loci Uncovered in Genome-Wide Analysis of Individuals of African Ancestry Jan 23, 2019 Microbial Genomics Firm uBiome Lays Off 55 Employees Dec 4, 2018 Sema4, Mount Sinai, Sanofi to Collaborate on Asthma Genomics Study Sep 25, 2018 SenzaGen Positions New In Vitro Test for Airway Allergies as Alternative to Animal Testing Premium Sep 20, 2018 Genomics Medicine Ireland, Academic Collaborators to Study Asthma Genetics Jun 14, 2018 Mt. Sinai-Led Team Develops RNA Sequencing Classifier to Diagnose Mild, Moderate Asthma Premium Apr 9, 2018 Owlstone Medical, AstraZeneca Ink Deal for Breath Biomarker Platform Apr 5, 2018 Research Groups Seek Biomarkers of Asthma Drug Resistance in Populations With African Ancestry Premium Dec 19, 2017 App Helps Pinpoint Potential Gene Associations for Asthma Research Premium Oct 30, 2017 Allergy GWAS Points to Asthma, Hay Fever, Eczema Overlap May 26, 2017 Chilean Population Study Sees Disease Risk Differences Tracking With Native American Ancestry Aug 24, 2016 Gene Variant, Viral Exposure Together Increase Asthma Risk in Children Aug 16, 2016 Mt. Sinai Asthma App Study Looks to Improve Engagement Amid Scant Genomic Data Sharing Premium Jan 26, 2016 Early-Life Antibiotic Use Affects Gut Microbiome Composition, New Study Says Sep 30, 2015 Longitudinal Child Study Uncovers Early Gut Microbes With Apparent Asthma Protective Effect Sep 28, 2015 GWAS Yields New Loci Linked to Lung Function, Smoking Behavior May 13, 2015 Abbott to Develop CDx for AstraZeneca Asthma Drug Load More Breaking News Cytosine Base Editor Enables Genome-Wide Genetic Function Screening G42 Healthcare, Seegene to Offer Mobile Molecular Diagnostic Labs in Middle East, North Africa JP Morgan, Cowen Initiate Coverage of Singular Genomics Systems Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Danaher, Becton Dickinson, 23andMe, and More Berry Oncology, Alibaba Health Partner to Offer Early Cancer Screening, Health Services Roche Receives FDA EUA for PCR-Based, Point-of-Care SARS-CoV-2 Test The Scan Renewed Gain-of-Function Worries The New York Times writes that the pandemic is renewing concerns about gain-of-function research. Who's Getting the Patents? A trio of researchers has analyzed gender trends in biomedical patents issued between 1976 and 2010 in the US, New Scientist reports. Other Uses CBS Sunday Morning looks at how mRNA vaccine technology could be applied beyond SARS-CoV-2. PLOS Papers Present Analysis of Cervicovaginal Microbiome, Glycosylation in Model Archaea, More In PLOS this week: functional potential of the cervicovaginal microbiome, glycosylation patterns in model archaea, and more.