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.

CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.