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A team of scientists and entrepreneurs is trying to build a company around a dataset from a large multi-omics clinical study funded by Genome Canada.

Using mass spectrometry, the scientists found protein panels that could separate IBD patient biopsies from controls and UC from CD, respectively.

Data from 43 genome-wide association studies have led researchers to individual variants and genetic factors that influence multiple phenotypes and conditions.

Researchers used genomic approaches to search for disease clues in purified cells from ileum or colon biopsies of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease patients.

IQuity's current tests analyze gene expression patterns detected in mRNA, but the firm is also exploring the diagnostic potential of long non-coding RNAs.

At the Personalized Medicine World Conference, researchers talked about how understanding the microbiome is leading to therapies aimed at keeping it healthy.

Microbe and metabolite patterns in gut samples from Cheyenne and Arapaho individuals shared features with those previously reported in inflammatory bowel disease.

Through a meta-analysis of 10 pediatric-onset autoimmune diseases, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia researchers found 22 loci shared among the conditions.

The test, which detects various bacterial species in fecal samples, is expected to be submitted to US regulators before the end of this year.

The technology links distinctive genomic variants in bacteria of the human gut microbiome to two forms of inflammatory bowel disease.

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The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.

In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.

MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.

In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.