depression Analysis Estimates Psychiatric Disorder Risk from Specific Copy Number Variants in Danish Cohort The population-based analysis found that deletions and duplications in six genomic loci generally increased risk for autism spectrum disorder and ADHD. Pharmacogenomics Firm Genetika+ Raises $10M in Series A Round The company is developing a test to predict the best antidepressant drug or drug combination for a specific patient. Large-Scale Depression Genetic Study Uncovers Additional Risk Loci, Ties to Potential Drugs The analysis drew upon data from the Million Veteran Program and other large-scale efforts and underscores the genetic complexity of depression. Proteome-Wide Association Study of Depression Homes in on Potential Treatment Targets The researchers uncovered 25 brain proteins that appear to contribute to depression, of which 20 were not previously implicated in the condition. Case-Case GWAS Approach Identifies Loci That Differ in Frequency Across Psychiatric Disorders The approach provides new insights into genetic differences between various disorders in order to improve their diagnosis and treatment. Feb 4, 2009 Snippets: Feb 4, 2009 Premium Breaking News Genetic Loci With Link to Bowel Movement Frequency May Point to GI Condition Treatments Rebus Biosystems Acquires IP, Assay Assets of EEL Transcriptomics Genedrive Rapid Molecular COVID-19 Test Receives CE Mark Nomic Bio Closes $17M Series A Round Pacific Biosciences, UCLA Collaborate on Rare Disease Diagnostics Foundation Medicine Test Nabs FDA Approval as CDx for BRAF Inhibitor Therapeutics for Melanoma The Scan Back as Director A court has reinstated Nicole Boivin as director of the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Science reports. Research, But Implementation? Francis Collins reflects on his years as the director of the US National Institutes of Health with NPR. For the False Negatives The Guardian writes that the UK Health Security Agency is considering legal action against the lab that reported thousands of false negative COVID-19 test results. Genome Biology Papers Present Epigenetics Benchmarking Resource, Genomic Architecture Maps of Peanuts, More In Genome Biology this week: DNA methylation data for seven reference cell lines, three-dimensional genome architecture maps of peanut lines, and more.