muscular dystrophy PerkinElmer Newborn Screening Assay Receives CE-IVD Mark The company's Eonis assay, which leverages RT-PCR technology, can be used to simultaneously tests for SMA, SCID, and XLA in newborns. PNAS Papers on DMD, Muscular Dystrophy Gene Knockdown, More In PNAS this week: effect of premature termination codons in the DMD gene, knock-down of DUX4 in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, and more. CureDuchenne, UC Irvine, RUCDR Partner on Muscular Dystrophy Biobank The project will provide approved researchers with access to samples and deidentified data collected from volunteer patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. FDA Awards $2.4M to Vanderbilt Researcher for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Biomarker Study Hallmarks of the genetic disease, which can result in life-threatening cardiac complications, include progressive weakness and loss of heart muscle. This Week in Genome Research: May 22, 2019 In Genome Research this week: repetitive element deletion linked to altered methylation and more in form of muscular dystrophy; human contamination in draft bacterial and archaeal genomes; and more. Feb 1, 2018 New CRISPR-Based Myoediting Technique Simplifies Correction of DMD Mutations Dec 7, 2017 Researchers Use CRISPR to Epigenetically Alter Disease Phenotypes in Mice Oct 19, 2017 Genomic Vision, AmCare Genomics Ink Deal to Distribute Muscular Dystrophy Assay in China Apr 19, 2017 Tissue-Specific Transcriptome Used to Enhance Exome-, Genome-Based Dystrophy Diagnoses Feb 27, 2017 Gene-Editing Startup Exonics Therapeutics Receives $5M From CureDuchenne Ventures Jan 30, 2017 Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Funds $250K CRISPR Grant for UT-Southwestern Jan 10, 2017 Absence of Nose, Adult Muscular Dystrophy Linked to Mutations in SMCHD1 Gene Oct 31, 2016 BioNano Genomics Pushing Genome Mapping Technology Into Human Research Market Premium Jul 26, 2016 UCLA Lands $2.2M CIRM Grant for CRISPR/Cas9 Gene Editing of DMD Mutations Jun 8, 2016 CRISPR Therapeutics Inks Licensing, Collaboration Deal With Anagenesis Biotechnologies Apr 20, 2016 Laminopathies Might Be Epigenetic Disorders, Researchers Suggest Mar 11, 2016 Emory Researcher Describes Search for Multigenic Forms of Muscular Dystrophy At ACMG Feb 4, 2016 Look for CRISPR/Cas9 to Treat Eye Diseases First, Scientists Say Jan 4, 2016 In Three Studies, CRISPR Effective in Improving Symptoms of Mice With Muscular Dystrophy Dec 11, 2015 Sick Kids Researchers Use CRISPR/Cas9 to Remove Duplications in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy May 26, 2015 Researchers ID Nearly Four Dozen Proteins Whose Levels Vary in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Sep 30, 2014 Foundation Consortium Launches Program to Provide Free Genetic Testing for MD Patients Aug 14, 2014 Using Genome Editing Approach, Researchers Prevent Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in Mouse Model Dec 4, 2013 Cellular Dynamics, Jain Foundation Ink Stem Cell Line Deal Oct 16, 2013 PROOF, MRM Proteomics Collaborating with Jain Foundation on Muscular Dystrophy Markers Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.