In Genome Biology this week: computational tool to uncover cancer driver mutations, microbial species linked to ankylosing spondylitis, and more.
With new gene sequencing panels, investigators made firm or possible diagnoses in almost one-third of undiagnosed autoinflammation and vasculitis cases.
The deal gives Celgene access to ImiDomics' database of genomic markers derived from biological samples for immune-mediated inflammatory diseases.
The centers are using the standardized pipeline to help streamline data sharing and data analysis to achieve their larger research goals.
The project aims to elucidate markers of response and non-response to current treatment regimens, and to identify new therapies.
The deal joins Metabolon's metabolomics expertise with InnVentis' big data and machine learning platform.
With the help of a newly generated gene regulatory network for T-cell differentiation, researchers identified transcription factors with ties to disease symptoms.
Researchers delved into the roots of psoriasis using genome-wide association study data for almost 35,000 European or Chinese individuals with or without the condition.
Through a multi-stage genome-wide association study, researchers found six new leprosy risk loci, including sites previously linked to inflammatory disease.
A University of Washington-led team looked at strain diversity in human gut microbiomes using a newly developed computational pipeline.
Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.
A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.
An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.
In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.