Using monogenic diabetes registry examples, a University of Chicago researcher argued that appropriate genetic testing is needed to detect monogenic diabetes.
At the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics annual meeting in Phoenix, WuXi presented results from a pilot study involving 190 individuals.
The company, still collecting utility data, anticipates that this more complex analysis will lead to better personalization of health and wellness strategies for its clients.
In Science this week: genetic target for urothelial bladder cancer treatment, and more.
In PNAS this week: DNA regulation in islet cells, algorithm predicts regulatory element marks in various tissues, and more.
The study seeks to identify biomarkers that can help personalize treatment for patients by identifying signs of rapid decline in kidney function.
The collaborators plan to collect samples that will allow them insight into participants' microbiomes in order to understand disease mechanisms over time.
Danish researchers link the expression of three genes to being obese, but metabolically healthy, the Guardian reports.
In Nature this week: DNA methylation patters can uncover people at increased risk of diabetes, and more.
In PLOS this week: RNA-seq, ChIP-seq to determine metformin response; array-based approach to detect protozoa in blood; and more.
A new report offers ways for small, society publishers to transition to Plan S standards, ScienceInsider says.
A gas explosion sparked a fire at a Russian laboratory that stores dangerous pathogens, the Guardian reports.
Researchers turn to protein analysis to examine an ancient rhino sample, Smithsonian.com reports.
In PNAS this week: C2CD4A gene involved in insulin secretion, chromosome rearrangements in recurring S. aureus infections, and more.