inflammatory bowel disease PNAS Papers on Inflammatory Bowel Disease Telomeres, Mosquito MicroRNAs, More In PNAS this week: altered telomere function in IBD, microRNA regulation in the dengue virus vector Aedes aegypti, and more. Roche, Mimetas Partner to Develop Disease Models for Drug Discovery The companies are doing research to characterize novel drug compounds in inflammatory bowel disease and hepatitis B virus. Norwegian Firm Genetic Analysis Awarded $1.9M to Develop Microbiome Test for IBD Treatment Genetic Analysis said its platform is based on a multiplex approach for the simultaneous analysis of a large number of bacteria in one reaction. Coral Genomics Bets on Diverse Data to Advance Precision Medicine for Autoimmune Disease Premium A graduate of the Y Combinator startup accelerator, the company combines shallow sequencing and data from a diverse population to predict treatment response. Human Gut Microbiome Continues to Develop Through Early Childhood The gut microbiome develops into its adult-like state throughout a child's first five years, but certain important taxa aren't acquired until later. Feb 17, 2021 Inflammatory Bowel Disease Genetic Risk Architecture Appears Distinct in African Americans Jan 19, 2021 ABO Histo-Blood Groups Influence Makeup of Gut Microbiome, New Study Finds Dec 24, 2020 IBD Polygenic Risk Scores Improved With Data From Multiple Ancestral Backgrounds Dec 8, 2020 Single-Cell Transcriptome Study Links Gut Development, Pediatric Crohn's Disease Oct 6, 2020 Startup Coral Genomics Wins $2M SBIR Grant From NIH Sep 2, 2020 BiomX, Boehringer Ingelheim Partner for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Biomarker Discovery Aug 21, 2020 Single-Cell Analysis Reveals Ulcerative Colitis Tissue, Immune Features Aug 13, 2020 Scipher Medicine, Galapagos Sign IBD Drug Development Deal Jul 21, 2020 Inflammatory Bowel Disease Study Points to Role For Somatic Colon Mutations Jul 13, 2020 Genuity Science, Formerly WuXi NextCode, Reinvents Itself With US, Europe Focus Premium Jul 1, 2020 Celsius Therapeutics Teams With Oxford, Cleveland Clinic, LMU on Single-Cell IBD Research Apr 6, 2020 Gilead Sciences, Second Genome Partner for Microbiome-Based IBD Biomarker, Drug Discovery Feb 3, 2020 IMIDomics, Gossamer Bio Form Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Disease Alliance Oct 22, 2019 KSL Biomedical to Commercialize PredictImmune IBD Test in North America Oct 4, 2019 Prometheus Biosciences, Takeda Pharmaceutical to Codevelop Targeted Therapies, CDx for IBD Jul 30, 2019 PredictImmune Closes £10M Series B Financing Round Apr 9, 2019 Somalogic Collaborating With Janssen on Protein Biomarker Research Mar 15, 2019 Luxia Scientific Inks Microbiome Test Distribution Deal with Life Genomics Mar 7, 2019 uBiome, University of Louisville Partner on IBD Study Mar 6, 2019 Inflammatory Bowel Disease Transcriptome Analysis Finds Increased Levels of SERPINE1 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.