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.

The apple has traveled westward and eastward along the Silk Road, according to a new genetic analysis.

In Nature this week: GWAS data used to reposition drugs for psychiatric use, and more.

Genetic disease risk information doesn't always spur people to make healthy lifestyle changes, according to the Associated Press.

A University of California, San Diego-led team has used liquid biopsies to uncover possible treatments for patients with cancers of unknown primary.