Kawasaki disease

A team of researchers at Boston Children's Hospital has identified a pair of urine biomarkers — filamin C and meprin A — that could be the first to provide accurate early diagnosis of Kawasaki disease.

Beyond the SNP

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Genome-wide association studies have put forward a vast number of SNPs associated with disease. Once you have those SNPs, the search is on for the causal variant.

This year's Breakthrough Prize winners include a pair that developed a therapy for spinal muscular atrophy.

The New York Times reports on how white supremacists misconstrue genetic research, concerning many geneticists.

Researchers find that people's genetics influence their success at university, but that it is not the only factor.

In Nature this week: approach to identify genetic variants that affect trait variability, application of read clouds to microbiome samples, and more.