Data from several presentations at the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting demonstrated the benefits of using diverse ancestries in human genetic studies.
Global Biobank Meta-Analysis Initiative Brings Greater Diversity to Global GWAS
The initiative combines biobank data from around the globe to provide deeper and more representative insights into the genetics of human health.
New publications have expanded the discussion around the Envisia lung disease test as the firm builds evidence for its recently launched lung cancer nasal swab assay.
Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, Celgene Form Biomarker Consortium
The consortium aims to develop assays that can detect biomarkers of pulmonary fibrosis that can be used as early indicators of a treatment's activity.
New $22M Study to Use Sequencing, Proteomics to Investigate Pulmonary Fibrosis
Among the study's goals is to identify molecular signatures that can distinguish idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis from interstitial lung disease.