Huntington's disease PNAS Papers on Age-Related Macular Degeneration Locus, Exhausted CAR T Cells, More In PNAS this week: analysis of locus linked to age-related macular degeneration, human chimeric antigen receptor T cell exhaustion, and more. Huntington's Trial Discontinued According to Science, Roche is ending its late-stage clinical trial of an antisense therapy for Huntington's disease. Asuragen, Wave Life Sciences to Develop Companion Diagnostics for Huntington's Disease Therapies Asuragen will use its Amplidex PCR tech to develop companion diagnostics for Wave's investigational allele-selective therapeutic programs for Huntington's. Lawsuit on Not Knowing Father's Test Result A UK woman is suing three National Health Service Trusts for not telling her about her father's Huntington's disease diagnosis, the BBC reports. To Know or Not to Know? The Gene Testing Question Two lawsuits represent two sides of genetic testing, the Economist writes: to know or not your risk of developing disease. Jul 20, 2017 Rice U Team Debuts Modular Probe Method to Detect Hypervariable, Long, or Repetitive DNA Sequences Premium Nov 20, 2015 UF Health Researchers Find Huntington Disease Gene Produces Mutant Proteins Aug 27, 2015 Huntington's Disease Haplotype Study Finds Ancient Roots; Supports Gene Treatment Approach Jul 30, 2015 GWAS Uncovers Genetic Modifiers of Age at Huntington's Disease Onset Apr 9, 2015 Singulex, CHDI Collaborate on Biomarkers for Huntington's Disease Feb 11, 2015 Voyager Inks CNS Alliance with Genzyme Premium Feb 5, 2015 Study Describes Blood Biomarkers of Huntington's Disease Progression Premium Nov 14, 2014 In Brief This Week: PerkinElmer; Pacific Biosciences; Roche; CHDI Foundation, GNS Healthcare; Proteome Sciences; More Sep 11, 2014 CHDI Extends Evotec Huntington's Collaboration Through 2017 Jun 6, 2014 Structural Genomics Consortium, CHDI Launch Open-access Huntington's Disease Initiative May 29, 2014 Genzyme Team Reports Proof-of-concept Data for Expressed RNAi Huntington's Therapy Premium May 23, 2014 KineMed and CHDI Foundation Extend Collaboration on Huntington's Disease Biomarkers Premium May 19, 2014 KineMed, CHDI Foundation Extend Huntington's Disease Collaboration Dec 30, 2013 Coriell Awarded $7.7M Contract Extension by NINDS; Inks Agreement with CDI Oct 11, 2013 C2N Accelerating Development of Alzheimer's Early Detection Test, Phase III Clinical Trial Markers Premium May 23, 2013 UniQure, Collaborators Secure $3.2M Eurostar Grant for Huntington’s Disease Effort Premium Apr 11, 2013 Isis, Roche Partner on Huntington’s Disease Drug Program Premium Mar 1, 2013 KineMed Inks Pact with Isis and CHDI for Protein Markers for Huntington's Disease Premium Feb 21, 2013 Isis, CHDI to Use KineMed Biomarker Platform in Huntington's Disease Effort Premium Feb 14, 2013 ARUP Adapts Triplet Repeat PCR Method for Huntington's Testing, Eliminating Need for Southern Blot Premium Load More Breaking News Admera Health Seeks to Divest Pharmacogenomics, Clinical Services Business MD Anderson, BostonGene Ink Collaboration to Develop Cancer Diagnostics Public-Private Data Science Collaboration to ID Alzheimer's, Other Neurodegenerative Risk Factors Schott Minifab Acquires Applied Microarrays to Expand US Manufacturing Capabilities Genetic Technologies, WashU Team up to Study Breast Cancer Risk in Woman of African Descent Beckman Coulter, Invitae Partner to Develop NGS Library Prep Applications The Scan Highly Similar Researchers have uncovered bat viruses that are highly similar to SARS-CoV-2, according to Nature News. Gain of Oversight According to the Wall Street Journal, the Biden Administration is considering greater oversight of gain-of-function research. Lasker for mRNA Vaccine Work The Scientist reports that researchers whose work enabled the development of mRNA-based vaccines are among this year's Lasker Award winners PLOS Papers on Causal Variant Mapping, Ancient Salmonella, ALK Fusion Test for NSCLC In PLOS this week: MsCAVIAR approach to map causal variants, analysis of ancient Salmonella, and more.