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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A study appearing online today in Nature Genetics suggests that a missense mutation in a fat storage-related gene called CREBRF contributes to elevated body mass index (BMI) in Samoan individuals.

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23andMe has launched a new tool that estimates someone's risk of developing severe COVID-19 if infected, Bloomberg reports.

The Guardian reports that Pasteur Institute researchers are halting their development of a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine following disappointing initial results.

The Wall Street Journal reports that an increased number of younger patients have been hospitalized as the new SARS-CoV-2 strain spread across the UK.

In Cell this week: proteomic patterns among COVID-19 affected tissue samples, transcriptome atlas of developing intestines, and more.

Feb
18
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The composition of the immune infiltrate in the human tumor microenvironment is a critical determinant of disease progression. 

Feb
25
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Foundation Medicine

In this session, the second in the Precision Oncology News Virtual Molecular Tumor Board Series, our expert panelists will review cases in which patient genomic profiles exhibit common driver mutations in tumor types considered “off label” for targeted therapies associated with those mutations.