Researchers have been able to detect and characterize genomic alterations in DNA floating in the aqueous humor of the eye, opening the door to new prognostic studies.
A new consensus report suggests RB1 testing and genetic counseling to stratify risk and guide ophthalmic screening in kids with affected family members.
In PLOS this week: biobank for sleeping sickness research, skin microbiome of cats with allergies, and more.
Results from up to eight stages of mouse or human retina development highlight the importance of histone modifications and other epigenetic shifts during differentiation.
The new investment will go towards the areas of cancer, inherited diseases, and infectious diseases, with an initial focus on pediatric cancer.
RXi Pharmaceuticals this week released data from a phase I trial of its dermal anti-scarring drug RXI-109, showing that the compound was safe and well-tolerated.
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By Monica Heger
A man has confessed to the rape and murder of developmental biologist Suzanne Eaton, according to the New York Times.
The Irish Times reports that US lawmakers and law enforcement agencies are concerned about ties between the US and Chinese genomics firms.
Parents of children with spinal muscular atrophy tell the Washington Post they are pushing to get insurance coverage of Novartis's Zolgensma.
In PNAS this week: gene mutations in individuals with syndromic craniosynostosis, putative colorectal cancer drivers, and more.