neuropsychiatric disease Childhood Mood, Behavioral Problems May Share Genetic Features With Some Adult Conditions An analysis of almost 43,000 individuals under 17 years suggests polygenic scores for adult conditions such as depression may coincide with childhood psychopathology. Anxiety GWAS On Million Veteran Program Data Uncovers New Loci A genome-wide association study involving some 200,000 veterans unearthed five anxiety risk loci in European Americans and another risk locus in African Americans. Gene Panel Analysis Refines Risky Genes in Neurodevelopmental Disorder Cases Marked by Epilepsy Investigators used gene panel sequence data to look at rare de novo variant frequencies in potential risk genes for neurodevelopmental disorders with epilepsy. Schizophrenia Genes Prioritized in Zebrafish Mutant Study Researchers focused in on strong candidate genes in schizophrenia with brain anatomy, brain activity, and behavioral screens on a large set of zebrafish mutants. Assurex Pharmacogenomics Tests to Use Luminex xTag Technology Luminex said its technology will enhance the processing speed and capacity of Assurex's tests. Jun 24, 2014 Assurex's GeneSight Gets Approval for Use in VA Facilities Oct 2, 2013 Emory to Lead Genome Sequencing Effort for Psychiatric Disorders Research Project Aug 7, 2012 NIMH to Fund Neurological Disorder-related Microdeletion Studies May 31, 2012 PGx Firm AssureRx Raises $12.5M in Series C Financing Apr 10, 2012 Consortium Created for Large-scale Genomic Analysis of Neuropsychiatric Disorders Oct 6, 2011 U. of Chicago to Start Mental Disorder Data Center Jul 13, 2011 Wales to Fund Genetics Studies for Mental Health, Cancer Mar 25, 2011 AssureRx Raises $11M in Series B Round 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 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.