Parkinson's disease Valted Seq Raises $10.5M Seed Funding The firm will put the funding toward its HiF-Seq single-cell sequencing platform, which will be used to interrogate neurodegenerative disease samples. 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. Jan 7, 2021 Genuity Science, Emory Team on Biomarker Discovery for Neurodegenesis 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 Load More Breaking News 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 Thermo Fisher, Oncocyte Ink Development, Comarketing Deal for Cancer IVDs The Scan And a Fourth? A fourth dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in an Israeli study increased antibody levels but did not prevent Omicron variant infections, according to the Financial Times. For Better Science Software A virtual institute funded by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt's philanthropy aims to lure software engineers to academia, Science reports. Recommendation Explanations The New York Times writes that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is straining to both make and explain decisions based on limited information. Genome Research Papers on De Novo Mutation Rates, Polyploid Genotyping, Oncogene Epigenomic Translocation In Genome Research this week: de novo mutations rates in hemoglobin subunits, analysis of variant calling methods for polyploid plants, and more.