long QT syndrome

Researchers find that energy drinks could be dangerous for patients with familial long QT syndrome, according to Live Science.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: sequencing approaches to characterize cisplatin-mediated DNA damage, somatic mosaicism in long-QT syndrome case, and more.

The study, focused on two genes associated with cardiac disorders, found that patient phenotypes did not correlate with the presence or absence of a pathogenic variant.

By analyzing tweets, Canadian researchers examine the public's view of gene patenting.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A recently launched lawsuit in Canada challenging the practice of patenting genomic DNA is also asking the Federal Court to determine that advanced diagnostics utilizing next-generation sequencing platforms do not infringe patents on older testing methods involving the ampl

This article has been updated with the name of the US laboratory that sent Ontario's Ministry of Health a cease and desist letter.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario is challenging the legality of US gene patents in Canada.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – InformedDNA today said that it is providing genetic counseling to certain members of health plan Cigna.

ChanTest will develop non-clinical assays, databases, and computational models for assessing the risk of serious cardiac events associated with drug-induced QT prolongation.

The Canada Foundation for Innovation will support various university research and lab enhancement projects.

Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.

US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.

In Science this week: database of proteins' effects on cancer, targeted error correction sequencing, and more.