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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Two studies appearing in the American Journal of Human Genetics today uncovered a handful of low-frequency variants, including novel variants in ANGPTL8, PNPLA5, and PCSK7, among others, that seem to contribute to cholesterol or lipid levels in the blood.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cardiovascular molecular diagnostics firm CardioDx, which plans to go public with an intended offering of up to $86.3 million, said that its revenues for the first

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Horizon Discovery said today it has received a share of a European Union Seventh Framework Programme grant totaling €5.75 million ($7.8 million) for work it will do on a project called "CV genes-at-target."

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A pair of studies published online yesterday in Nature Genetics is expanding — and starting to delve into — the list of genetic loci associated with blood lipid leve

Prevencio, a proteomic diagnostic company working with technology licensed from the University of Pittsburgh, is hoping to begin a multi-center validation study within the next year that will support an application for US Food and Drug Administration approval of its multiplex pro

Researchers from Duke University have developed a gene-expression signature that is associated with how patients with coronary artery disease respond to preventive aspirin therapy.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – CardioDx today said that its laboratory in Palo Alto, Calif., has been accredited by the College of American Pathologists.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – CardioDx today announced a deal with Core Diagnostics India for the marketing and sale of CardioDx's coronary artery disease test in India.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A large-scale association analysis of coronary artery disease has detected 15 new loci associated with risk of the disease, bringing the total number of known risk alleles to 46.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – CardioDx today said that it has joined a research effort launched by Duke University and the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute aimed at determining alternative diagnostic strategies for assessment of patients with symptoms that suggest coronary artery disease.

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Researchers have sequenced the genome of the depth-dwelling giant squid.

Prosecutors have charged a former Drexel University professor with theft for allegedly spending federal grant money on adult entertainment and other unrelated expenses, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

 

Chris Collins, a former US representative, has been sentenced to more than two years in prison in an insider trading case involving an Australian biotechnology firm, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: Trypanosoma brucei transcripts, estimate of people at risk of inherited retinal disease, and more.