celiac disease

Gluten Removal

Researchers used gene editing to remove most of the gluten from bread and durum wheat lines, New Scientist reports.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: updated gorilla genome, long non-coding RNA linked to celiac disease, and more.

Researchers identified a common variant in a long non-coding RNA that may contribute to inflammation seen in patients diagnosed with celiac disease. 

Using genotyping data, the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia-led team found high heritability across pediatric-onset autoimmune diseases.

Through a meta-analysis of 10 pediatric-onset autoimmune diseases, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia researchers found 22 loci shared among the conditions.

According to one of the researchers, the study offers basic scientific insights into celiac disease and could prove useful in developing therapies for the disease.

The firm will develop companion and standalone diagnostic tools for Celiac disease as its immunotherapy Nexvax2 heads toward Phase II clinical trials.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Diarrheal disease in children from developing countries seems to coincide with broad changes in the composition of microbial communities in the children's guts, according to a study in Genome

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Health Canada has issued a license to SQI Diagnostics allowing the company to market its multiplexed Ig_plex Celiac DGP Panel, the Toronto-based firm said today.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – ImmusanT today announced it has raised $20 million to support further development of its therapy and companion diagnostic and monitoring tool for celiac disease.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.