mental disorder Low-Coverage Sequencing Effectively IDs Novel Variants in Underrepresented Populations The researchers found that sequencing at a depth of 4x or higher captured Genomind Receives Medicare Coverage for Pharmacogenetics Test The company said its Professional PGx Express test will now be reimbursed by Medicare, and that the VA has extended its current supply contract for the test. Nordic Project Aims to Investigate Link Between Mental Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease Premium 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. Schizophrenia Regulatory Mechanisms Revealed by Risk SNP Functional Analysis Researchers prioritized schizophrenia risk SNPs from genome-wide association studies and used functional genomics to find transcription factor-disrupting risk SNPs. Schizophrenia, Depression Studies Suggest Gut Microbiome May Influence Mental Health Two independent teams described potential roles for gut microbes, and the compounds they produce, in schizophrenia, depression, and mental quality of life. Jan 29, 2019 Body Clock GWAS Uncovers Loci Related to Mental Health Feb 8, 2017 Genomind Completes $11M in Financing Feb 11, 2015 Integrative Network Approach Used to Profile Drug Response in Bipolar Disorder Premium Feb 6, 2015 U Pitt Study Aims to Demonstrate Health, Economic Benefits of PGx for Psychiatric Patients Premium Dec 23, 2014 Mental Health PGx Firm Assurex Health Nabs $30M Financing Oct 28, 2014 Consortium Launched to Increase Knowledge of GPCR Structures Jul 30, 2014 Broad Plans Large Sequencing Study to ID Personalized Drug Candidates for Psychiatric Disorders Premium Jun 7, 2013 NIMH to Award up to $16M for Mental Disorder Genome Collaborations Apr 4, 2013 NIH to Fund Acute Kidney Injury, Mental Disorder Research Projects with Potential miRNA Aspects Premium Mar 11, 2013 NIMH to Provide $4M for PsychENCODE Project May 31, 2012 NIMH to Fund Center for Genomic Studies of Mental Disorders May 29, 2012 Rutgers to Use $2.4M Grant to Search for Genes Linked to Suicide Risk May 7, 2012 New Pharmacogenetic Center for Addiction and Mental Health Established in Ontario Sep 29, 2010 Diamond Healthcare to Offer AssureRx's PGx Test to Guide Antipsychotic Therapy Premium Breaking News Children With Autism May Have Underdeveloped Gut Microbiomes, Metagenomic Analysis Finds Kiromic BioPharma Acquires InSilico Solutions Bio-Rad Laboratories, 10x Genomics Settle IP Lawsuits, Sign Global Cross-Licensing Agreement Scope Fluidics Obtains CE Mark for PCR-Based SARS-CoV-2 Panel MeMed COVID-19 Prognostic Test Receives CE Mark ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR IP to Japan SLC The Scan Dropped Charges The US Justice Department has dropped visa fraud charges against five Chinese researchers, according to the Wall Street Journal. More Kids The Associated Press says Moderna is expanding its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine study to included additional children and may include even younger children. PNAS Papers on Rat Clues to Human Migration, Thyroid Cancer, PolyG-DS In PNAS this week: ancient rat genome analysis gives hints to human migrations, WDR77 gene mutations in thyroid cancer, and more. Purnell Choppin Dies Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.