coronary artery disease University of Sydney Wins A$1.4M Grant, Teams With Allelica on Cardiac Polygenic Risk Scores Researchers at the University of Sydney will work with Allelica to develop polygenic risk scores for coronary artery disease prevention and integrate the testing into primary care. Invitae to Provide Genetic Testing Within eMERGE Population Screening Study As a new clinical affiliate, Invitae will test up to 25,000 patients in a study exploring the role of genetics in cancer, heart disease, and other conditions. Meta-Analysis Supports Pharmacogenomic Testing Prior to Anti-Platelet Therapy The study showed that CYP2C19 genotyping could help clinicians reduce ischemic events in patients with coronary artery disease by tailoring their treatment. Genomics Plc Looks to Grow 'Genomic Prevention' With Polygenic Risk Scores Premium In two recent papers, the UK startup demonstrated the integration of polygenic risk scoring into primary care screening and workflows. Coronary Artery Disease Loci Identified in Japanese GWAS, Trans-Ancestry Meta-Analysis Researchers found ancestry-specific risk variants and developed a better polygenic risk score based on a GWAS and subsequent meta-analysis. Sep 4, 2020 Complex Genetics Identified for Heart Condition Affecting Seemingly Healthy Young Women Jun 9, 2020 Large-Scale Japanese GWAS Uncovers Two Novel Loci Associated With Lung Cancer, Heart Disease Feb 18, 2020 Polygenic Risk Score Studies Suggest Conventional Heart Disease Prediction Methods Still Preferable Jan 16, 2020 DNAFeed Adds Genetic Counseling to Scripps Polygenic Risk Study Premium Dec 5, 2019 Polygenic Modifiers of Pathogenic Genes May Refine Disease Risk Prediction Premium Jul 29, 2019 Metabolic Syndrome, Early-Onset Coronary Artery Disease Linked to Mutations in CELA2A Apr 26, 2019 Gencove Wins $330K NIH Grant for Polygenic Risk Score Evaluation Tech Dec 20, 2018 Somalogic Using DeCode Deal to Drive Development of Clinical Proteomics Pipeline Premium Oct 16, 2018 Scripps Research Translational Institute, Seqster Partner to Engage Consumers on Heart Disease Risk Oct 4, 2018 Mendelian, Common Disease Links Detected From GWAS Data Sep 4, 2018 True Bearing Readies RNA-Based Coronary Artery Disease Diagnostic for FDA Review, Launch Premium Aug 13, 2018 Broad Institute, Mass General Team Develops Polygenic Risk Scores for Five Common Diseases Jun 27, 2018 Lifestyle, Genetics Independently Predict Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes Risk Mar 7, 2018 Aortic Valve Stenosis GWAS Leads to Loci Also Tied to Heart Development, Atherosclerosis Jan 8, 2018 Polygenic SNP Score Correlates With Early-Onset Coronary Artery Disease Risk Oct 30, 2017 Two Studies Examine Loci Linked to Lipid Levels, Coronary Artery Disease Oct 12, 2017 Cardiovascular Disease Risk Linked to mtDNA Copy Number Sep 29, 2017 Shared Migraine, Heart Disease Risk Variants Emerge From GWAS Jul 25, 2017 Genetic Predisposition to High Blood Calcium Linked to Increased Heart Disease Risk Jul 17, 2017 Genetic Analysis Finds Role for Insulin Resistance, Transendothelial Migration in Heart Disease Load More Breaking News Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel Type 1 Diabetes GWAS, Fine-Mapping Leads to New Genetic Loci, Potential Drug Targets LSU Health Sciences Center Wins $2.4M to Lead SARS-CoV-2 Variant Sequencing Program NanoString Technologies, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Partner on Cell Therapy Project BGI Americas Collaborating With Champions Oncology on Proteomic Cancer Research Personal Genome Diagnostics Inks Cancer Genomic Profiling Deal with Duke University Health System The Scan Missed Early Cases A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports. Limited Journal Editor Diversity A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist. How Much of a Threat? Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned. PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.