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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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In PLOS this week: sequences influencing yeast prion aggregation or degradation, dengue virus genetic variants affect transmission dynamics, and more.

Researchers have used gene editing to reduce repetitive behaviors linked to autism in a mouse model of the condition, the Telegraph reports.

DNAstack will help Autism Speaks add a data discovery portal and data-sharing features to the research platform, and integrate it with bioinformatics workflows.

The multi-year renewal includes DNA Genotek's Oragene-Dx saliva kits and GenoFIND services for custom collection kit packaging and order fulfillment services.

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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.