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The pilot builds off the MyCode Community Research Health Initiative, for which Regeneron has been sequencing the exomes of Geisinger participants.
The firm will provide its genetic testing, counseling, and cascade screening to patients seen at a group of US health systems, focusing on CDC Tier 1 conditions.
The company recently switched its diseases gene panels to an exome-based platform and is preparing to open a CLIA laboratory in California.
At the Precision Medicine World Conference this week, researchers discussed how they plan to return genomic results to participants of research-focused sequencing studies.
In the long run, genome-wide DNA methylation profiling could be useful in diagnosing constitutional disorders as well as cancer.
Funded with €15.4 million from the EU's Horizon 2020 program, the researchers plan to reanalyze almost 20,000 patient exomes and conduct additional tests on selected subgroups.
The partners are planning to conduct meta-analyses of shared exome datasets from patients with inherited neurological disorders.
Mars Petcare's genetic testing unit and Genoscoper had been collaborating since 2015 to discover new genetic health markers for companion animals.
Investigators came up with a 182-variant risk score for early-onset coronary artery disease, which they tested on SNP data from UK Biobank participants with or without the condition.
MyGene2 holds cases from 1,225 families, submitted by 880 user accounts, which include 723 unique genes, among them many new disease genes.
NPR reports that researchers have developed chimeric embryos as part of work toward growing human organs in animals for organ transplants.
According to the Washington Post, the Biden Administration is set to make changes to federal restrictions on fetal tissue research.
Texas Monthly looks into the DNA Zoo being collected by Baylor College of Medicine researchers.
In Science this week: approach to isolated trace DNA from archaic humans from sediments, and more.