UK regulators have approved the use of mitochondrial transfer in two cases, according to the Guardian.
The US Food and Drug Administration has sent a letter to a New York doctor, instructing him to stop marketing mitochondrial transfers, the Associated Press reports.
A pair of new studies evaluated whole-exome sequencing and other genetic tests in children with epilepsy and in other undiagnosed monogenic disease cases.
UK allows licenses for mitochondrial replacement therapy, Reuters reports.
A fertility clinic in Mexico plans to perform additional mitochondrial replacement therapies next year, according to the New Scientist.
Mitochondrial replacement therapy may soon be occurring in the UK, according to the Guardian.
New York-based doctors announce the birth of a baby boy whose parents underwent mitochondrial transfer therapy, New Scientist reports.
Courtagen will use its ZiPhyr bioinformatics pipeline to help Astellas develop a predictive model that can be used in early-stage drug development.
The two studies were part of larger project aimed at building a complete map of mitochondrial function and associated proteins.
The laboratory's clinical gene panel coupled with research-based exome sequencing has boosted diagnostic rates of patients with mitochondrial disorders.
Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.
Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.
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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.