The researchers said the test performed well in distinguishing patients with or without complications and proved itself better than frequently used clinical variables.
Investigators plan to profile clonal hematopoiesis in a broad range of patients to get a clearer look at its interactions with aging and disease.
With exome sequences for tens of thousands of Finns, researchers identified deleterious variants linked to dozens of clinically relevant quantitative traits.
The two genome-wide scores to predict coronary artery disease risk, which were developed using UK Biobank data, were also valid in French-Canadians.
Individuals identified as needing homozygous FH evaluation will receive confirmatory genetic testing from Invitae and genetic counseling from Genome Medical.
As of January the project had returned 290 positive results for CDC Tier 1 conditions from 23,500 participants who had undergone exome sequencing.
Although analyses for other drugs in the class have failed to confirm the influence of genotype, Dalcor is moving forward with its clinical trial, expecting some results by the end of this year.
Researchers identified blood lipid-associated adipose tissue methylation marks with an epigenome-wide association study on obese individuals undergoing bariatric surgery.
Using data for more than a million individuals with or without insomnia, two independent research teams tracked down associated risk loci and explored their functional effects.
IBM and the Broad Institute will codevelop algorithms to apply artificial intelligence to predict cardiovascular risk from genomic and clinical data.
23andMe has a holiday popup shop at a mall and could open additional stores, Bloomberg reports.
By studying koalas and a retrovirus that infects them, researchers may have uncovered a new sort of 'immune response' that occurs at the genomic level, Agence France Presse reports.
NPR reports that the first person in the US given a gene editing-based therapy for a genetic disorder is heading home.
In Science this week: ancient genomes reveal social inequality within individual households, new method for quantifying genetic variation in gene dosage, and more.