monogenic disease Sequencing of Newborns Does Not Create Negative Psychosocial Effect on Families, Study Finds The researchers also found that there was no lasting psychosocial harm among families who received a monogenic disease risk finding for their infant. GenCC Database Harmonizes Gene-Disease Relationships for Researchers Premium The Gene Curation Coalition, led by the Broad Institute, is serving as a clearinghouse of sorts for curated datasets on Mendelian disorders. International Commission Deems Germline Genome Editing Not Yet Safe in Human Embryos Premium The panel also said that if any nation does decide to allow germline genome editing, its use should be limi Sequencing Could Augment Other Newborn Screening Approaches, NC NEXUS Study Finds Sequencing-based newborn screening could not identify all children with metabolic disorders or hearing loss, but could interrogate a larger number of conditions. Mendelian Disease Diagnosis Gets Boost From Automated Software That Scans Full-Text Articles Premium AMELIE demonstrated greater accuracy and speed than previous methods in suggesting relevant genetic variants for diagnosing monogenic disorders. May 7, 2020 Primary Immunodeficiency Study Highlights Monogenic, Common Variant Disease Contributors Jun 27, 2019 MedSeq Team Reports Genome Analysis, Reanalysis Results for 100 Participants Sep 26, 2018 GWAS Reveals Common, Polygenic Contributors to Neurodevelopmental Disorders Apr 12, 2018 ACMG Presenter Touts Literature Mining Tool for Ranking Monogenic Disease Candidates Oct 2, 2017 Clinical Exomes Contribute to Monogenic Disease Diagnoses in Infant ICU, Study Finds Jul 31, 2017 Genetic Testing Evaluated For Diagnosing Epilepsy, Monogenic Conditions Jul 28, 2017 Panel Sequencing Leads to Pathogenic Mutations in Autoinflammatory Cases Jun 19, 2017 New Monogenic Form of Severe Atopic Dermatitis Described Jun 16, 2017 Combining PGD and PGS to Select Embryos Increases Pregnancy Rate But Results in Fewer Transfers Premium Mar 24, 2017 ACMG Talk Highlights Importance of Detecting Rare, Monogenic Forms of Diabetes Oct 30, 2013 Genome Québec, Sainte-Justine Hospital Evaluating Tech for New Clinical Pediatric Sequencing Center Premium Jul 18, 2012 Children's Mercy Using HiSeq2500 'STAT-Seq' Method to Diagnose Monogenic Disorders in the NICU Premium Breaking News FDA Revises SARS-CoV-2 Test Emergency Use Authorization Requirements to Account for Variants Geisinger Wins $5M NIH Grant to Develop Point-of-Care Genetic Diagnostic Tool Second Genome, Virginia Commonwealth University Partner on NASH Biomarker Discovery LGC Receives CE Mark for AccuPlex SARS-CoV-2, Flu A/B, RSV Reference Material Kit Esophageal Cancer Testing Firm Lucid Diagnostics Files For IPO Twist Bioscience, DeepCDR Collaborate on Antibody Library Design The Scan Booster for At-Risk The New York Times reports that the US Food and Drug Administration has authorized a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for people over 65 or at increased risk. Preprints OK to Mention Again Nature News reports the Australian Research Council has changed its new policy and now allows preprints to be cited in grant applications. Hundreds of Millions More to Share The US plans to purchase and donate 500 million additional SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses, according to the Washington Post. Nature Papers Examine Molecular Program Differences Influencing Neural Cells, Population History of Polynesia In Nature this week: changes in molecular program during embryonic development leads to different neural cell types, and more.