Parkinson's disease Parkinson's Disease Progression Linked to Five Variants in Genome-Wide Survival Study The researchers also developed a polygenic hazard score to predict which individuals with Parkinson's are likely to develop disease-related dementia. Valted Seq Lands Exclusive Rights to Evaluate Johns Hopkins Neurodegenerative Disease Dx Assays The biomarker assays could one day be used as companion diagnostics for new treatments of Parkinson's and related diseases. Centogene Q4 Revenues Grow Almost Fivefold, Driven by COVID-19 Testing For 2020, the company reported €128.4 million in revenues, including €89.3 million from COVID-19 testing, more than doubling its 2019 revenues of €48.8 million. Microba, University of Queensland Partner to Study Gut Microbiome in Parkinson's Disease The partners will use Microba's technologies to examine the link between the gut microbiome and Parkinson's disease in animal models and in patients. Genuity Science, Emory Team on Biomarker Discovery for Neurodegenesis The bioinformatics and sequencing firm, formerly known as WuXi NextCode, will develop a population clinicogenomic database to support Emory's research. Nov 18, 2020 Ardigen, BioCollective Partner to Discover Metagenomic Biomarkers of Parkinson's Disease Oct 21, 2020 Sanofi Commits $1M to Support Parkinson's Disease Genetic Testing Study Oct 13, 2020 Single-Cell Parkinson's Disease Study Reveals Dopamine Neuron Cell Type-Specific Perturbations Aug 26, 2020 MedGenome, Denali Therapeutics Form Parkinson's Disease Research Alliance May 14, 2020 Erisyon Wins $189K Michael J. Fox Foundation Grant for Protein Biomarker Discovery Apr 27, 2020 Parkinson's Disease Cellular Genetic Analysis Uncovers Unexpected Role for Oligodendrocytes Feb 4, 2020 Cellectricon, StressMarq Ink Neurodegenerative Disease Research Deal Dec 11, 2019 Parkinson's Foundation Selects Five Sites for Genetic Testing, Counseling Oct 24, 2019 New Parkinson's Disease RNA-Seq Dataset Enables Search for Disease Biomarkers Premium Aug 28, 2019 Johns Hopkins, NanoView Biosciences Using EVs to ID HIV-Related Neurological Disorder Biomarkers Premium Jul 18, 2019 Parkinson's Disease Relationship to Oral Microbiome Being Explored for Diagnostic Potential Premium Jul 17, 2019 Parkinson's Foundation Project Seeks to ID Patient Disease Variants to Guide Therapy Premium Jul 16, 2019 Parkinson's Foundation, Fulgent Genetics Partner on Genetic Testing Initiative May 13, 2019 Centogene, University of Lübeck to Investigate Genetics of Parkinson's Disease Dec 20, 2018 Arbor Biosciences Aims to Fill CRISPR Toolbox With Targeted Sequencing Technology Premium Dec 12, 2018 Exosome Diagnostics Suing Former Employee for IP Theft Dec 5, 2018 Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $52M in Grants for Neurodegenerative Disease Research Nov 29, 2018 Parkinson's Disease Key Regulator Uncovered Through Single-Cell Sequencing of Neurons Oct 17, 2018 UPenn Launches Large-Scale Sequencing Initiative to Improve Neurological Disease Detection Premium Oct 15, 2018 Neurodegenerative Diseases May Result From Mutations During Brain Development, Study Finds Load More Breaking News Alzheimer's Disease Phosphoproteomics Study Uncovers Signaling Abnormalities Genetic Analysis of H. Pylori Indicates Americas Colonized in One Main Migration Event BillionToOne Raises $55M in Series B Financing GeninCode to Launch Cardiovascular Disease Risk Tests in US With Eversana Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Illumina, Liquid Biopsy, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and More Becton Dickinson Sues Beckman Coulter Over Cell Analysis, Sorting IP The Scan Another Resignation According to the Wall Street Journal, a third advisory panel member has resigned following the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of an Alzheimer's disease drug. Novavax Finds Its Vaccine Effective Reuters reports Novavax's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19. Can't Be Used The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports. PLOS Papers on Frozen Shoulder GWAS, Epstein-Barr Effects on Immune Cell Epigenetics, More In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of frozen shoulder, epigenetic patterns of Epstein-Barr-infected B lymphocyte cells, and more.