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The partners will identify novel drug targets in cancer, aging, and immune disorders, for which PhoreMost will develop small-molecule therapeutics.

After scrapping initial plans to develop a diagnostic instrument, the company has been working for several years to advance its single-cell droplet platform for targeted drug development.

Researchers have discovered links between disease-associated SNPs for four autoimmune disorders to genes and promoters far away.

Under the arrangement, OMRF will work with Biogen to analyze patient samples and identify biomarkers that indicate responses to particular therapies.

Four bacterial genera are found at lower levels in the gut microbiomes of three-month-old infants believed to be at risk of developing asthma later in life.

The companies anticipate launching the next-generation sequencing-based tests in Russia "in the near future."

Researchers involved with the WGS500 study reported on findings from more than 150 clinical cases assessed by whole-genome sequencing.

Sequencing on samples from individuals in a previously uncontacted Venezuelan tribe pointed to extraordinarily diverse gut and skin microbiomes.

The Uppsala University study recommends a targeted sequencing assay as a first-line test to diagnose primary immunodeficiency disorders.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institute of Health will award up to $3.4 million next year to fund genomics research programs and projects aimed at better understanding how two complex human genomic regions are involved in a range of immune system diseases.

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A new study finds that three dimensional facial scans may be able to aid in diagnosing rare genetic diseases.

The Lancet and the New England Journal of Medicine have retracted two COVID-19 papers due to concerns about the data used in their analyses.

Lawmakers plan to introduce a bill that aims to prevent the theft of US-funded research, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: analysis of ancient Caribbean islanders' genomes suggests at least three waves of migration into the region,  DNA barcoding of microbial spores, and more.