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.
ARCA aims to boost participation by easing stringent enrollment criteria in a study investigating Gencaro in heart failure patients with a favorable response genotype.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BG Medicine today reported third quarter revenues of $695,000, down 31 percent from $1 million in the third quarter of 2013.
In PNAS this week: variation patterns in wheat lines, regulatory variation in Capsella grandiflora, and more.
A Rockefeller University researcher is using edited ants to explore complex biological systems, the New York Times writes.
There's a heritable aspect to how much time people spend online, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Stat News reports that Joseph Gulfo is another contender for FDA commissioner.