neurological disorders

Q-State Biosciences, which focuses on neurologic disorders, will work closely with WuXi NextCode to relaunch Claritas' exome assays.

The partners are planning to conduct meta-analyses of shared exome datasets from patients with inherited neurological disorders.

The firm, which specializes in neurogenetics, recently launched several diagnostic RNA sequencing tests and is working on a methylome test for imprinting disorders.

PerkinElmer Genetics will provide clinical whole-genome sequencing, data interpretation, and diagnostic reports to IDG for patients with neurological disorders.

A study focused on rare CNVs unearthed a subset of Tourette cases affected by deletions in the NRXN1 gene or duplications in the CNTN6 gene. 

The pediatric health system will use RPRD's pharmacogenomics testing platform in its cancer and blood disorder clinic and its neurology/psychology practice.

Metagenomic sequencing may be a good tool to improve the diagnostic rate because it is such a broad approach and does not require "guessing" at the potential pathogen. 

Researchers identified Neanderthal alleles associated with human conditions using genotypic and phenotypic information in health records for more than 28,000 individuals. 

The results showed that syndromic forms of autism are more likely when children have alterations of genes in the mGluR pathway.

The life sciences company can now offer its genetic tests in all 50 states in the US, as well as Canada and several other countries. 

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CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.