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This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: SERPINA1 gene variant linked to stroke risk, comparative genomic analysis of cyanobacteria, and more.

The firm is building an antibody-based immune system-related protein biomarker test for stroke diagnosis in both community and academic hospitals.

An international research team has tied a locus near the FOXF2 gene to small vessel disease and stroke risk.

The grant is being provided under the NIH's Extracellular RNA Communication program, which was set up to study the role of molecules such as microRNAs.

The partners are using genomic data to improve understanding of cardiovascular disease and diabetes and identify markers linked to drug response.

Through a genome-wide association study, an international team found that a PHACTR1 gene variant appears to protect patients from cervical artery dissection.

The National Institutes of Health this month awarded roughly $1.4 million in grant money to researchers at the University of Texas and Tekmira Pharmaceuticals to support their development of a single RNAi-based drug that can treat both Ebola virus and Marburg virus infections.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Horizon Discovery said today it has received a share of a European Union Seventh Framework Programme grant totaling €5.75 million ($7.8 million) for work it will do on a project called "CV genes-at-target."

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – An investigator at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago plans to use a new $9 million Transformative Research Award from the National Institutes of Health to develop DNA-based technologies that could be used to monitor neuron activity in living brains, RIC said on T

University of Geneva researchers in collaboration with the UK's Proteome Sciences have identified a protein marker that could help doctors better determine the time of stroke onset.

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Helix customers can purchase apps that interpret different aspects of their genome, Technology Review reports.

The New York Times reports that a number of companies and research institutes are pursuing gene therapies.

Salmon with shorter telomeres survive to make the trip back to their river homes, New Scientist reports.

In PLOS this week: vaginal microbiome composition, population patterns of Chagas-carrying Rhodnius ecuadoriensis, and more.