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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Investigators at Hartford Hospital's Genetics Research Center and Institute of Living will use a nearly $1.3 million federal grant to study the use of pharmacogenomic approaches in choosing medications for psychiatric patients.

Researchers from Assurex Health and the Mayo Clinic have jointly published data in Pharmacogenetics and Genomics showing that when doctors used the GeneSight pharmacogenomic test to personalize depression treatment for patients they experienced a greater decrease in depr

Ridge Diagnostics this week announced the launch of its MDDScore product, a proteomic test for aiding diagnosis of major depressive disorder.

Roughly one year after securing €5 million ($6.5 million) in venture capital funding, Spanish oligonucleotide drug developer nLife Therapeutics has set its sights on initiating non-human primate testing of its core intranasal delivery technology, which it hopes will spur licensin

SAN FRANCISCO (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers based in the Netherlands and elsewhere are relying on whole-exome sequencing in an isolated population in that country to help track down rare variants associated with complex diseases.

This article has been updated to include information about a competing product in the market.

A group of research centers spanning five continents is in the middle of a clinical trial intended to identify genetic and other markers that can predict response to three antidepressants.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A new center in Ontario, Canada focused on pharmacogenetic applications for addiction and mental health has been established with a C$19 million (US$19.1 million) investment.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – San Diego-based Ridge Diagnostics today said that it has licensed exclusive rights to Ameritox to its MDDScore, a multiplex biomarker test for major depressive disorder.

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Springer Nature announces €9,500 fee to make papers open-access in Nature and its family of journals.

Librarians have concluded that notebooks that belonged to Charles Darwin that were thought to have been lost were actually likely stolen, CNN reports.

An early SARS-CoV-2 alteration may have enabled it to spread more easily, according to the New York Times.

In PNAS this week: ultrarare variants contribute to aging-related hearing loss, telomeres of cells infected with herpesvirus, and more.