inflammatory bowel disease

Using genotype and blood plasma protein information for thousands of healthy individuals, researchers documented variants influencing plasma protein levels.

Microbiotica will use its metagenomics microbiome platform to help Genentech develop biomarkers, targets, and medicines for inflammatory bowel disease.

Researchers searched exome sequences of more than 100,000 individuals for associations to more than a dozen quantitative human traits and 10 diseases.

Genome-wide association study hits can uncover potential therapies for conditions like inflammatory bowel disease, a Biology of Genomes speaker said.

CytoReason's machine-learning algorithms extract information from multi-omic measurements to improve indication prioritization and highlight new treatment targets.

Diversigen will act as a central lab for generating and incorporating microbiome data into the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's IBD Plexus platform.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: gene variant linked to inflammatory bowel disease, and more.

New research suggests that some risky and protective variants in the LRRK2 gene have shared genetic effects in Crohn's disease and Parkinson's disease.

The agreement, with Genetic Analysis of Oslo, involves technology to detect gut dysbiosis and investment for additional tests.

A team has identified disease loci for Crohn's and ulcerative colitis using fine mapping alongside high-density genotyping. 

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Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.