kidney disease

The companies will evaluate the performance of Proteomics International's PromarkerD test for predicting decline in kidney function and drug response.

The company's first product will use electronic health records, predictive blood-based biomarkers, and other genomic information to guide kidney disease treatment.

With RNA sequence, expression quantitative trait locus, genome-wide association, and other data, researchers identified disease-related genes in the kidney glomerulus and tubule compartments.

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In Science this week: single-cell mRNA sequencing of human renal cells, and more.

The Salk Institute-led team developed a system for in vivo activation of endogenous target genes through trans-epigenetic remodeling.

In a pilot study of 92 individuals with familial or suspected genetic chronic kidney disease, researchers successfully diagnosed 24 percent of cases with exome sequencing.

The partners will integrate genomic analyses and de-identified clinical data into Goldfinch's genomic registry of kidney disease patients.

Investigators are searching for non-invasive biomarkers of rejection and earlier stage graft injury in children and adults who have received kidney transplants.

Heterozygous deletions at the chromosome 22q11.2 locus contribute to kidney problems in individuals with DiGeorge syndrome or congenital urogenital conditions.

The Cambridge, Massachusetts-based precision medicine firm hopes to translate molecular information into therapies for chronic kidney diseases.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.