Somalogic will use its SomaScan platform to analyze at least 15,000 clinical samples from Janssen to identify protein biomarkers for various diseases.
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.
Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.
St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.
In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.