Allergan will have the exclusive rights to license certain of Editas' CRISPR genome editing-based treatments for eye diseases.
They successfully edited the gene in mice in vivo and their approach could also work for a range of heterozygous disease-causing SNPs.
Exome sequencing poorly covers some known disease genes, but identifies novel genes that that Harvard team thinks will help improve panel's diagnostic rate.
The partnership will specifically include STP601, Sirnaomics' preclinical treatment for ocular neovascularization diseases, in the Greater China and Southeast Asian markets.
The Oregon state Senate unanimously passed a bill that would make it easier for people convicted of crimes to initiate DNA testing of evidence, according to the Associated Press.
People reports that researchers have uncovered genetic variants that lead people to always feel full.
Florida state senators are to weigh a bill prohibiting life insurance companies from using genetic information in coverage decisions, according to Florida Politics.
In Genome Research this week: metagenomic sequencing assay that detects pathogens in cerebrospinal fluid, single-tube long fragment read approach, and more.