In PLOS this week: analysis of viral sequences from human blood samples, gut microbiomes of heart failure patients, and more.
Investigators intend to genotype the biorepository using Illumina arrays with the aim of identifying markers that can be used to inform treatment and prevention efforts.
A chromosome 15 variant may have ties to congenital heart failure in breast cancer patients who receive treatment with the anthracycline chemotherapy doxorubicin.
The European Commission recently awarded the researchers €1.5 million to probe the mechanics of heart failure using proteomic, genomic, and epidemiological approaches.
Along with scientists from the University of Leicester, the researchers picked the Xevo TQ-S micro platform to do a pilot study on heart failure patient samples.
In Science this week: erratum to Eurasian admixture in African report, and more.
Stanford University researchers have used a genome-wide association study to link a gene associated with sleep to heart failure.
Under the partnership, the University of Miami will provide samples and Berg will analyze them using its Interrogative Biology platform.
Targeted and exome sequencing uncovered loss-of-function mutations in DCHS1 in several families affected by non-syndromic mitral valve prolapse.
The partners will screen for molecules that could revive metabolic activity in heart tissue damaged by cardiovascular disease or failure.
Harold Varmus, a former NIH director, says that proposed reductions to the agency's budget are worrisome.
The Genome 10K project is to sequence about 10,000 vertebrate genomes, including ones of endangered species, Digital Trends reports.
The new Coalition to Save NIH Funding aims to educate lawmakers and the public on the significance of biomedical research.