Rett syndrome

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: genetic variants linked to response to food ads, effects of MECP2 mutations in Rett syndrome, and more.

Opko Health last month provided an update on its oligonucleotide medicines efforts, stating that it has programs in orphan neurologic and genetic disorders.

GIS received two NHGRI grants totaling $450,000 and a grant from the International Rett Syndrome Foundation worth $100,000.

The Genome Institute of Singapore has netted a total of $550,000 in new funding from NHGRI and from the Rett Syndrome Foundation.

In a commentary at eLife, Brandeis University's Eve Marder calls on researchers to value and pursue truth.

Researchers have developed a way to quickly edit white blood cells, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: rice gene enables plants to grow quickly in times of flooding, and more.

Education-linked genetic variants could also predict a small portion of a person's social mobility, Newsweek reports.