Aarhus University Arcedi Biotech Introduces NIPT Analyzing DNA From Rare Fetal Cells in Maternal Blood Premium The company is positioning the blood-based test as an alternative to invasive chorionic villus sampling, the current standard in Denmark. Anxiety GWAS, Mouse Model Experiments Lead to Potential New Drug Target With a large genome-wide association study, researchers identified several significant associations in PDE4B, a gene with expression shifts in brain samples from stressed mice. Neanderthal Allele Fragment Size, Mutational Signatures Suggest Shorter European Generations Based on allele fragment sizes and mutational signatures, Europeans may have had shorter generation times than other populations, a Biology of Genomes speaker said. Circulating Tumor DNA Forecasts Recurrence in Non-Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Two new studies of stage I to III CRC suggest that the presence of ctDNA in the months after surgery or chemotherapy can help identify patients who go on to relapse. AACR Liquid Biopsy Studies Demonstrate Diversity of Methods for Early Cancer Detection Premium Clinical researchers at AACR discussed a wide range of approaches focusing on several different potential use-cases in the detection or assessment of early cancers. Feb 25, 2019 Autism Spectrum Disorder GWAS Highlights Common Risk Variants, Overlap With Other Conditions Jan 30, 2019 Polygenic Risk Scores for Three Psychiatric Disorders Linked to Depression Diagnoses Nov 26, 2018 ADHD Risk Variants Identified Jul 3, 2018 Georgetown Researchers Develop IHC Assay to Predict Bladder Cancer Recurrence, Spread Premium Apr 20, 2018 Anticipating Clinical Launch, Natera Shares New Data on ctDNA Cancer Monitoring Tech Premium Nov 6, 2017 Natera, Aarhus University Collaborate on Liquid Biopsy Study for Colorectal Cancer Oct 30, 2017 Arcedi Biotech Readying Cell-Based NIPT for Commercialization as Clinical Studies Continue Premium Sep 20, 2017 Natera, Aarhus University to Collaborate on Liquid Biopsy Study for Bladder Cancer Jul 26, 2017 Danish Reference Genome Assembly Seen as Stepping Stone for National Personalized Medicine Efforts Premium Dec 6, 2016 Aarhus University, Central Denmark Region to Set Up Genome Data Center Nov 16, 2016 UCSF-Led Precision Medicine Initiative Funds Six New Projects Sep 3, 2015 Exiqon Inks Exclusive Prostate Cancer Biomarker Deal With Aarhus University Hospital Jul 9, 2015 International Research Team Develops Pipeline for Methylation Analysis Dec 3, 2014 Exiqon Lands Exclusive License for Aarhus U Hospital Prostate Cancer Biomarkers Nov 25, 2014 Microbiome Study Reveals Typically Pathogenic Bugs in Vulture Guts Sep 1, 2011 Danish Study Backs Sensitivity of Exiqon qPCR Panels for Detecting miRNAs in Blood Premium Sep 8, 2010 CLC Bio, Roche to Develop FFPE Analysis Platform to Support MDx, Revive Drugs Premium Sep 8, 2010 CLC Bio Partners with Hoffmann-La Roche, Others on MDx Platform Using FFPE Jun 15, 2010 CLC Bio, Ion Torrent, Aarhus University Hospital to Work on IT for Dx Sequencing under $2M Grant Premium Jun 15, 2010 CLC Bio, Ion Torrent Partner on MDx Project Breaking News Centogene Q1 Revenues Grow More Than Fivefold Driven by COVID-19 Testing Epizyme Partnering With Quest for Lymphoma Mutation Testing Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel Type 1 Diabetes GWAS, Fine-Mapping Leads to New Genetic Loci, Potential Drug Targets LSU Health Sciences Center Wins $2.4M to Lead SARS-CoV-2 Variant Sequencing Program NanoString Technologies, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Partner on Cell Therapy Project The Scan Missed Early Cases A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports. Limited Journal Editor Diversity A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist. How Much of a Threat? Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned. PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.