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Backed by €19 million in EU funding, the initiative, called BigData@Heart, will create a research platform that could change the way cardiovascular diseases are diagnosed and treated.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: genomic regions affecting parental care in mice, and more.

A pair of studies also uncovered atrial fibrillation risk loci specific to East Asian populations, particularly near SH3PXD2A.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: ramifications of multi-nucleotide de novo mutations, circulating microRNAs and atrial fibrillation, and more.

The researchers examined nine atrial fibrillation-linked SNPs in more than 16,500 people.

ARCA aims to boost participation by easing stringent enrollment criteria in a study investigating Gencaro in heart failure patients with a favorable response genotype.

The large PGx analysis might provide welcome data for those already supportive of genotyping in the context of warfarin, but will it convince detractors?

Rosetta Genomics this week announced the publication of data by company researchers showing that downregulation of microRNA-150 is correlated to atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with chronic systolic heart failure.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Arca biopharma today said that Laboratory Corporation of America has told it that the US Food and Drug Administration has accepted LabCorp's investigational device exemption application for a companion diagnostic test for an atrial fibrillation drug under development.

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Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.

St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.

In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.