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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.

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The company is combining digital recruiting methods with at-home sample collection to speed up the study process.

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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.

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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.

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Parabon NanoLabs is partnering with law enforcement to use genetic genealogy approaches to solve cold cases, Buzzfeed News reports.

A Columbia University-led team used emergency contact information from medical records to create family trees and estimate disease heritability.

NPR says a new report recommends that former research chimpanzees should be moved to retirement sanctuaries unless that move would shorten their lives.

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