lupus Gene Screening Tool Allows Researchers to Zero in on Variants Influencing Lupus Risk The variants also hinted that lupus risk may stem from changes to enhancer activity that affects transcription factor binding. Nature Papers Reveal Tuatara Genome, Cell Populations Involved in Lupus In Nature this week: tuatara genome sequence aids in understanding amniote evolution, and more. Science Papers Present Algorithm to Diagnose Slowly Progressing Diseases, Korean Genome Project In Science this week: Genetic Probability tool identifies likely diagnoses in 45 percent of inflammatory arthritis cases, and more. Nature Papers Examine Genetics of Height Among Peruvians, Genetics of Sex-Biased Disease Susceptibility, More In Nature this week: missense variant linked to decreased height among Peruvians, genetic basis of sex-biased vulnerability to certain disorders, and more. PredictImmune Expands Licensing Deal With Cambridge Enterprise Under the expanded deal, PredictImmune will have first right of refusal on technologies for predicting disease outcome for systemic lupus erythematosus. Feb 21, 2018 DxTerity LIFT Study Aims to Discover Biomarkers of Lupus Flare Premium Feb 23, 2017 Inherited Neanderthal Alleles May Affect Gene Expression in Modern Humans Jan 20, 2017 Immunovia's Blood-Based Array Test for Lupus Advances in New Study Premium Sep 1, 2016 Resolve Therapeutics Quantifies Circulating RNA Role in Lupus, Plans CDx for Investigational Therapy Premium Jul 19, 2016 ImmunArray Continues Lupus Rule-Out Assay Rollout, Eyes Longitudinal Testing Premium Jul 12, 2016 ImmunArray Lands $10M in Private Financing Jul 11, 2016 Ten New Lupus-Linked Loci Uncovered Through GWAS Meta-Analysis Apr 1, 2016 Following $2M Seed Financing, IQuity Aims to Launch First LDT in 2016 Premium Mar 15, 2016 HealthTell Completes $26M Series B Financing Round Feb 11, 2016 Immunovia, Lund University Receive $239K Grant to Validate Lupus Dx on Immray Platform Jan 25, 2016 GWAS Leads to New Lupus Risk Loci in Asian Populations Oct 9, 2015 Researchers Estimate Heritability of Childhood Autoimmune Diseases Jun 30, 2015 ImmunArray Launches Multimarker Platform With Test to Rule Out Lupus Premium May 5, 2015 Lupus Research Institute, 23andMe, Pfizer Launch 5K-Patient Lupus Study Jan 12, 2015 23andMe, Pfizer Partner on Genetic Research; Target Lupus Nov 21, 2014 CareDx, LabCorp Terminate Lupus Test Deal Sep 24, 2014 NIH Awards $6M to Create Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus Research Network May 12, 2014 Berg Teams with U of South Carolina on Lupus Biomarker Discovery Apr 2, 2014 EMD Serono, Pfizer, Broad Institute to Genomically Profile Lupus Patients May 1, 2013 Hospital for Special Surgery Starts with RNA, CHIP-Seq Projects under New RA and Lupus Genomics Center Premium Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.