By sequencing 72,501 individual kidney cells, researchers saw some shared transcriptional patterns in kidney cancers and developing or adult kidneys.
In PLOS this week: links between gut microbiome and colorectal cancer mutations, targeted sequencing uncovers genetic susceptibilities to epilepsy in Koreans, and more.
Name: Peter Papenhausen
Title: National Director of Cytogenetics, Laboratory Corporation of America
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Two new loci have been linked to elevated risk for a childhood embryonal kidney cancer called Wilms tumor, according to a study appearing online yesterday in Nature Genetics.
Using custom microarrays and bisulfite sequencing, researchers have garnered evidence of extensive shifts and variability in methylation patterns in the genomes of several types of cancers.
Biovista will use its Clinical Outcomes Search Space platform to identify new treatments as part of the EU's "p-medicine" project.
The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.
In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.
Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.