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.

Labs in the US and South Korea are hoping to bring the woolly mammoth back from beyond extinction, Newsweek writes.

Geneticist Adam Rutherford speaks with National Geographic about paleogenetics, race, and more.

Researchers link genetic links between education and smoking and longevity.

In PNAS this week: influence of gene environment interactions on polygenic traits, epigenetic features affecting fruit fly foraging, and more.