To understand the evolution of brain conditions and other traits, investigators plan to sequence human and pathogen DNA in thousands of samples from Europe.
Along with a polygenic risk score enhanced in migraine sufferers, new research reveals a high-frequency variant implicated in cold adaptation and migraine in Europeans.
Researchers found variants associated with coronary artery disease and migraine risk at three loci in a genome-wide association study, with opposing directional effects at two index SNPs.
The analysis also indicates that vascular and smooth muscle tissues contribute to migraine pathophysiology.
In Nature Genetics, members of the International Headache Genetics Consortium reported on a dozen apparent risk loci for migraine headaches, including five not descr
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Members of the International Headache Genetics Consortium have identified new genetic loci associated with the risk of migraine without aura, the most common form of migraine headache.
A man has confessed to the rape and murder of developmental biologist Suzanne Eaton, according to the New York Times.
The Irish Times reports that US lawmakers and law enforcement agencies are concerned about ties between the US and Chinese genomics firms.
Parents of children with spinal muscular atrophy tell the Washington Post they are pushing to get insurance coverage of Novartis's Zolgensma.
In PNAS this week: gene mutations in individuals with syndromic craniosynostosis, putative colorectal cancer drivers, and more.