cardiomyopathy Cardiomyopathy Genetic Testing in Minors Has No Ill Effect on Family Dynamics, Study Finds Most parents in the study told their children about their results, and most adolescents thought they should be informed at the same time as their parents. Human Gut Microbiome Continues to Develop Through Early Childhood The gut microbiome develops into its adult-like state throughout a child's first five years, but certain important taxa aren't acquired until later. Stanford Launches Clinical Whole-Genome Sequencing for Inherited Cardiovascular Testing Premium Later this year, the inherited cardiovascular disease clinic also plans to implement a preventive genomics program with polygenic risk score and PGx testing. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Studies Reveal Common Contributors, Risk Score Genome-wide association studies offer a look at the rare and common contributors to the heart condition, pointing to possible prediction and treatment tools. Rare Genetic Variants Can Contribute to Ischemic Heart Failure The findings indicate that rare genetic variants in cardiomyopathy-related genes may also contribute to more common forms of heart failure. Dec 8, 2020 Genetic Loci Influence Risk of Cardiomyopathy in Pediatric Cancer Survivors of African Ancestry Sep 11, 2020 Genetic Variants Influence Cardiac Features Captured By Electrocardiograms, Study Finds Jul 23, 2020 American Heart Association Develops Genetic Testing Guidelines for Cardiovascular Disease May 8, 2020 Dilated Cardiomyopathy Risk Loci, Polygenic Score Emerge From Heart Imaging GWAS Oct 8, 2019 FDA Awards $2.4M to Vanderbilt Researcher for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Biomarker Study Jul 2, 2019 Dilated Cardiomyopathy Risk Increased in Only Some With Titin Truncations Jun 27, 2019 MedSeq Team Reports Genome Analysis, Reanalysis Results for 100 Participants Jun 21, 2019 Cascade Testing for Dilated Cardiomyopathy Likely to Be Cost Effective, Analysis Finds May 8, 2019 Study Demonstrates Genomics Impact in Healthy People, Inspires New Commercial Spinout Premium Apr 16, 2019 Cancer Treatment-Induced Cardiomyopathy Linked to Rare Variants Mar 4, 2019 Geisinger Health Wins $3.1M NIH Grant for Cardiac Disease Genomic Research Oct 25, 2018 23andMe, MyoKardia to Create Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Patient Community Aug 22, 2018 Variants in BAG3 Worsen Outcome in Dilated Cardiomyopathy Patients of African Ancestry Jul 27, 2018 Garvan Institute Building Case for WGS as First-Line Test for Some Genetic Disorders Premium Mar 22, 2018 MedSeq Study Finds Whole-Genome Sequencing Does Not Increase Medical Costs in Short Term Feb 28, 2018 Cardiomyopathy Genetic Tests Work Better in White Patients Than Other Ethnicities Sep 14, 2017 Dilated Cardiomyopathy Processes Informed by Heart Tissue Transcriptomes Mar 16, 2017 Six New Sporadic Dilated Cardiomyopathy Risk Loci Detected Feb 3, 2017 MedSeq Study Yields Preliminary Results on Costs of Adding WGS to Patient Care Premium Aug 17, 2016 Lack of Diversity in Genetic Studies Can Lead to Misdiagnoses Load More Breaking News Biocartis Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Sepsis Assay DNA Script Receives CE Mark for Syntax Enzymatic DNA Synthesis Platform Exact Sciences, Pfizer End Cologuard Copromotion Agreement Genetron Health Q3 Revenues up 36 Percent, Firm Announces AstraZeneca MRD Partnership BioMark Diagnostics, AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Others Partner in Lung Cancer Screening Project Akoya Receives CLIA Certification for Biopharma Solutions Laboratory The Scan Looking for Omicron NPR reports that SARS-CoV-2 testing in the US has gotten better but also that some experts say more needs to be done to better track the Omicron variant. Holmes Alleges Abuse The Associated Press reports that Theranos' Elizabeth Holmes has testified at her wire fraud trial that her business and romantic partner abused her. Bit More Diverse, But More to Do While Black and Hispanic patients are more likely to participate in cancer clinical trials than previously, they are still underrepresented, according to US News & World Report. PNAS Papers on Yeast Gene Silencing, Zika Virus Inhibition, Immunoglobulin Hypermutation In PNAS this week: gene silencing in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, possible neuroprotective role for SHFL in a mouse model of Zika virus infection, and more.