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Oxford BioDynamics will work with Italian research institute Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza to identify blood-based biomarkers of autism spectrum disorder.

Upward of One Hundred

A new study links more than a hundred genes to autism spectrum disorder, Discover's D-brief blog reports.

Researchers found that diagnostic autism NGS panels offered by 21 clinical labs have very little overlap and are working to create a standardized gene list.

Over the next four years, researchers will aim to pinpoint the impact of personal genomic information given to patients with autism and their families.

Researchers explored the role of de novo variants and copy number alterations in the disease using new and existing exome sequences for children with Tourette disorder and their parents.

The company said the NIH funding will enable it to further validate the saliva-based test and prepare it for commercial launch later this year.

An analysis on thousands of Japanese individuals with autism spectrum disorder or schizophrenia uncovered shared pathways and an abundance of rare exonic copy number variants.

A study found that cis-regulatory variation modifies the penetrance of coding variants, and that variants' regulatory haplotype configuration affects disease risk.

Research presented at the Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology conference shows promise in uncovering more SNP-phenotype links in GWAS.

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The data generated by 100,000 Genomes Project is being housed on military servers due to attacks by hackers, Naked Security reports.

A new poll finds most US adults are not familiar with personalized medicine, according to HealthDay.

Vox reports that the United Nations' Convention on Biological Diversity decided against a gene drive moratorium.

In Science this week: sequencing of neuroblastomas uncovers alterations linked to prognosis, and more.