A Johns Hopkins team reported its finding in JAMA Cardiology, backed by SNP array data from 21,870 participants culled from several large cardiovascular studies.
In Science this week: influence of gut microbiome metabolism on host, and more.
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.
The New York Times reports that as China invests in science, it also is dealing with research fraud.
In PLOS this week: transcriptome study of a cold-tolerant plant, deep sequencing of clinical influenza A samples, and more.
The Atlantic writes that retrotransposons like BovB have proliferated in a number of genomes.
Researchers have sequenced the genome of a man who lived in China some 40,000 years ago, according to UPI.