PredictImmune's test relies on a 16-marker panel run using quantitative PCR to stratify Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis patients according to the severity of their illnesses.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center researchers found that disease risk loci overlap with transcription factor binding sites.
In Science this week: protein destabilizing mutations can drive evolution, and more.
The company is combining digital recruiting methods with at-home sample collection to speed up the study process.
In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of honeybee disease, microRNA profiles of people with lupus nephritis, and more.
Using genotyping and tissue-specific expression data from the Genotype-Tissue Expression project, researchers characterized Neanderthal allele-specific expression.
The company said that it can distinguish patients suffering from lupus from those with other autoimmune diseases using its antibody array platform.
In PLOS this week: methylation in human gametes, microRNAs linked to kidney damage in lupus patients, and more.
The company said this study marks the first time circulating RNA has been concretely linked to IFN dysregulation in lupus patients.
The firm is investing in studies that use its multiplex microarray platform to monitor lupus disease activity and traumatic brain injury response.
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Alnylam's RNAi-based therapy Onpattro, according to Stat News.
Harvard Medical School's Seth Cassel and Cigall Kadoch argue in a Baltimore Sun op-ed that the recent TAILORx trial shows the potential of genomic-based medicine.
Researchers in the UK are working on using gene drives to control malaria-carrying mosquitoes, the Telegraph reports.
In PLOS this week: genetic architecture mediating gene expression, metabolomic patterns in multiple myeloma, and more.