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 Ongoing False Advertising Suit, Judge Allows Natera Counterclaims Against Guardant Health Centogene Strikes Rare Disease Target Discovery Deal With Insilico Medicine Dilated Cardiomyopathy Gene Mutations Point to Possible Therapeutic Strategy Ginkgo Bioworks Acquires Massachusetts COVID-19 Testing Firm Mainz Biomed Taps DCN Dx to Aid European Study of Enhanced ColoAlert Assay Parse Biosciences Partners With Research Instruments for Southeast Asia Distribution The Scan Transplant Tests Edited Pig Kidneys The Associated Press reports a University of Alabama-Birmingham team transplanted genetically modified pig kidneys into a brain-dead human patient. UK Changes Some Gene-Edited Crop Rules A new law may enable gene-edited crops to be sold in the UK within about five years, New Scientist says. Pill Works Against Omicron in Lab Pfizer's antiviral pill to treat SARS-CoV-2 appears to work against the Omicron variant, the Wall Street Journal reports. Nature Papers Find Genetic Risk Factor for Smell, Taste Loss in COVID-19; Analyze TB Granulomas In Nature this week: genome-wide association study find locus linked to the risk COVID-19 patients losing their sense of taste or smell, and more.