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Led by investigators at the University of Oslo, the four-year CoMorMent project is slated to commence next month with a total budget of €6 million.

Researchers prioritized schizophrenia risk SNPs from genome-wide association studies and used functional genomics to find transcription factor-disrupting risk SNPs.

Two independent teams described potential roles for gut microbes, and the compounds they produce, in schizophrenia, depression, and mental quality of life.

Using UK Biobank and 23andMe data, researchers found 352 loci influencing sleep time preferences, including sites near brain- and retina-expressed genes.

The company, which raised the money from Silicon Valley Bank as well as existing shareholders, said it will use the proceeds to expand its business.

The proof-of-principle application suggests networks of microRNA, RNA, and other 'omics data can untangle drug response and more.

The effort will compare the outcomes and healthcare costs of patients whose treatments were informed by genetic testing results against those managed without this information.

The funds will go toward efforts to drive clinical adoption and further develop Assurex's GeneSight products.

 

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The GPCR Consortium was launched today with the goal of generating high-resolution pictures of G-protein coupled receptors.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.