dementia PNAS Papers Present Analysis of Koala Retrovirus Transmission, Dementia Metabolites, Tree Growth-Defense Trade-Offs In PNAS this week: koala retrovirus transmission dynamics, metabolites could potentially diagnose or be used to treat different types of dementia, and more. Centogene, Alector Partner to ID Frontotemporal Dementia Patients With Genetic Mutations The EFRONT study aims to enroll more than 3,000 FTD patients for genetic testing at centers in Belgium, Germany, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and Turkey. NIH, Genomics England Launch Large-Scale Human Genome Sequencing Studies Using Nanopore Technology The research projects will use Oxford Nanopore Technologies' PromethIon 48 instrument to sequence genomes of patients with dementia and cancer, respectively. 2bPrecise Takes Precision Medicine Platform to Otolaryngology Practice as it Continues to Expand Premium San Francisco Otolaryngology hopes that 2bPrecise's PGx technology can help manage the medication burden on older patients and improve symptoms of dementia. Genetic Risk of Cognitive Decline Varies Between Latino Populations, Study Finds The APOE-ε4 allele, a major genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease, conveys more risk among Cuban than other Latino populations, the analysis found. Dec 4, 2019 Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation Awards $5.5M in Grants for Diagnostic Development Dec 13, 2018 Alzheimer's Disease Risk Alleles Profiled in Latino Populations Sep 7, 2018 Asuragen ALS, Dementia Assay Gets Favorable Evaluation From UPenn Team Premium Apr 9, 2018 Sporadic ALS Risk Appears to Overlap Slightly With Other Neurodegenerative Conditions Mar 29, 2018 Clinical Sequencing Promises Diagnosis, Treatment Clues But Reality Often Falls Short Mar 23, 2018 CRISPR Startup Arbor Biotechnologies, Salk Institute Concurrently Discover New Cas13d Enzyme Premium Dec 15, 2017 GWAS Suggests Dementia With Lewy Bodies Genetically Distinct May 19, 2017 Genetic Loci Linked to Brain Aging Features Aug 19, 2016 Quest Aims to Improve Care of Dementia Patients in Program Integrating Digital Tools, Genetic Tests Feb 16, 2016 Eisai, Sysmex to Develop Dx, CDx for Dementia Nov 21, 2014 Canadian Researchers Awarded C$7.1M to Advance Alzheimer's Research Jun 20, 2014 As Part of Broad Effort Aimed at Dementia, UK Launches $27M Research Project Apr 3, 2014 Dementia Dx Firm Cytox Raises $2.5M Feb 24, 2012 NextGen Creates Diagnostics Subsidiary for CNS Test Development Sep 2, 2011 Stanford Team Implicates Plasma Proteins in Age-Related Neurogenesis and Cognitive Function Declines Premium Oct 26, 2010 Germany's CeGaT Offers Sequencing-Based Dx Tests on SOLiD for Range of Diseases Premium Feb 15, 2010 UPenn-Led Team IDs Variants Tied To Dementia Risk Jun 17, 2009 Wayne State U and MITRI Partner to Move Neuro Rx Candidates to Clinical Trials Premium Mar 18, 2009 Snippets: Mar 18, 2009 Premium Feb 26, 2009 BioGenes Hopes Role in EU-Funded Alzheimer's Biomarker Project Will Raise Profile in US Premium Load More Breaking News At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorization for Northeastern University SARS-CoV-2 Test FDA Revises SARS-CoV-2 Test Emergency Use Authorization Requirements to Account for Variants Geisinger Wins $5M NIH Grant to Develop Point-of-Care Genetic Diagnostic Tool Second Genome, Virginia Commonwealth University Partner on NASH Biomarker Discovery The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.