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Neurological & Psychological Disorders

News on research and diagnostic developments in neuroscience.

Investigators identified dozens of Alzheimer's-related epigenetic signatures based on cytosine methylation and other profiles in Alzheimer's-related cell lines and patient samples.

NanoView will develop custom antibody-based assays on its ExoView platform to identify EVs containing biomarkers potentially linked to the neurological disorders.

The company provided updates on its newborn screening testing presence.

The researchers identified genes that specifically extend the lifespan of neurons and found genes that increase the number of neurites in the brain.

Researchers compared gene expression patterns in the brains of people with and without schizophrenia to uncover differences in when genes were expressed.

CBS This Morning highlights recent Medicare fraud involving offers of genetic testing.

Researchers find that many cancer drugs in development don't work quite how their developers thought they did, as Discover's D-brief blog reports.

Mariya Gabriel, a Bulgarian politician, is to be the next European Union research commissioner, according to Science.

In Science this week: a survey indicates that US adults are more likely to support the agricultural use of gene drives if they target non-native species and if they are limited, and more.

Sep
18
Sponsored by
Bionano Genomics

This webinar will outline how a team at Radboud University Medical Center is assessing ultra-long read optical mapping on the Bionano Saphyr system to replace classical cytogenetics approaches in routine testing and for the discovery of novel structural variants with potential scientific, prognostic, or therapeutic value that are missed by standard approaches.

Oct
02
Sponsored by
10x Genomics

This webinar will discuss a study that used spatial transcriptomics to gain insight into the molecular mechanisms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a progressive neurodegenerative disease.

Oct
23
Sponsored by
Swift Biosciences

This webinar will illustrate how single-cell methylation sequencing can be applied to gain significant insight into epigenetic heterogeneity in disease states, advancing cancer research discoveries.