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This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: epigenetic change linked to glioblastomas, rare and low-frequency variants contributing to multiple sclerosis risk, and more.

The projects are organized by the Eliminate Cancer Initiative, the National Brain Tumor Society, and the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

By profiling the mutation patterns in secondary GBM cases, researchers found recurrent MET alterations and attempted to target it with a MET kinase inhibitor.

Using archived tumor samples from individuals with glioblastoma, researchers saw methylation variability at progression, along with potential prognostic hints.

Researchers uncovered subclones within pediatric glioblastoma and diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma patients that influence the abilities of neighboring cells.

With sequence data for more than 118,000 tumors profiled at Foundation Medicine, investigators tracked PDL1 amplification prevalence and possible treatment implications.

The Ivy Glioblastoma Atlas includes newly generated anatomical and transcriptional profiles for dozens of tumors, combined with genomic data from TCGA.

Isoma, which launched last year, will use the funds to develop and clinically validate a molecular test for stratifying glioblastoma patients.

New York Genome Center, Rockefeller University, and IBM researchers combined whole-genome sequencing with Watson to analyze a glioblastoma sample.

Amoy will supply its CD95 IHC and CpG2 qPCR kits to develop a companion diagnostic for Canbridge's lead product targeting recurrent glioblastoma multiforme.

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A genome-wide association study highlights a potential role for hair follicles in acne risk, according to New Scientist.

Newsday reports that breast cancer genetic testing guidelines for are out of date and may miss individuals.

In Cell this week: gene editing-based strategy to screen for immune system regulators, ancient plague patterns, and more.

Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.