Rett syndrome

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: strategy for reactivating Rett syndrome-linked MECP2, small molecules able to suppress Staphylococcus aureus virulence, and more.

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.

The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.