brain disease

In a set of new studies, members of an international team mapped gene variation, expression, and regulatory interactions in developing and adult human brains.

The RNA-seq data, for nearly 40,000 cells from the developing mouse brain, can be explored through an interactive online interface called Cell Seek.

Using omics and other data, researchers performed  network analyses that pointed to interactions between human herpesviruses and other Alzheimer's disease risk factors.

In an against-all-odds twist, a researcher studying exceeding rare FOXG1 mutations discovers her daughter has the syndrome.

Researchers identified somatic KRAS mutations in affected tissue from more than 60 percent of people with sporadic arteriovenous malformations of the brain.

A pair of papers has linked mutations in the DCC gene to agenesis of the corpus callosum as well as to a new syndrome.

A study of twins, unrelated individuals, and post-mortem brain samples suggests genetic factors contribute to cortical features and functions in humans.

Using a modified single-nuclei RNA sequencing pipeline adapted to deal with postmortem tissue, researchers have uncovered 16 neuronal subtypes.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agilent Technologies and South Korea's Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST) today announced a collaboration focused on neurometabolomics research.

Reuters reports that UK researchers are using gene-editing tools to develop flu-resistant chickens.

Nature calls for genomics to become part of the World Health Organization's cholera surveillance approach.

Vox explores a proposal to institute a lottery system to award grant funds.

In Genome Biology this week: gut microbiome study of individuals from Tanzania and Botswana, sixth version of the Network of Cancer Genes database, and more.