neuropsychiatric disease

Luminex said its technology will enhance the processing speed and capacity of Assurex's tests.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Assurex Health today said that the US Department of Veterans Affairs has approved the firm's GeneSight Psychotropic test for use in VA facilities nationwide.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Emory University said on Tuesday that it will lead an effort to sequence the genomes of 1,000 people who suffer from 22q11.2 deletion syndrome as part of an international consortium that has received $12 million from the National Institute of Mental Health to study how

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Mental Health will award around $3 million to fund as many as six projects that pursue research into a genetic microdeletion that has been associated with a range of neuropsychiatric disorders.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Pharmacogenomics firm AssureRx Health announced on Wednesday it has closed its Series C financing, raising $12.5 million.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A public-private consortium to generate and analyze large-scale genomic data from patients with neuropsychiatric diseases has launched.

The Welsh government has awarded over $9 million for a new mental health research center, cancer genetics studies, and a new imaging unit.

The firm's GeneSightRx technology uses DNA from a cheek swab to measure and analyze genetic variants to determine how a patient will respond to psychotropic medications.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.