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Long-Lived Men

Researchers tie a deletion to longevity, but only among men, according to the New York Times.

The company was founded earlier this year based on an improved method for multiple displacement amplification and a single-cell-variant caller. 

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In Nature this week: genotypes linked to hip osteoarthritis, and more.

The researchers reported that their assay could detect women with defective double-stranded break repair pathways even when sequencing could not.

The researchers will look for disease-causing variants in individuals with congenital heart disease who also have a chromosomal deletion syndrome.

Translational scientist Jacqueline Achkar of Albert Einstein Medical College will lead several collaborations to build a point-of-care diagnostic platform.

Researchers sequenced the APOE gene in over 900 individuals, finding supporting evidence for the APOE2 allele's role in longevity and lower levels of lipids.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A research team at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University has reeled in a $3.3 million grant to study how genes may be involved in protecting some people against frailty as they age.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Oklahoma and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University will use a $3 million donation from the Price Family Foundation to create an anaerobic structural biology program.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Medical Center have received $25 million in new funding from the National Institutes of Health to fund the Harold and Muriel Block Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) at E

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Labs in the US and South Korea are hoping to bring the woolly mammoth back from beyond extinction, Newsweek writes.

Geneticist Adam Rutherford speaks with National Geographic about paleogenetics, race, and more.

Researchers link genetic links between education and smoking and longevity.

In PNAS this week: influence of gene environment interactions on polygenic traits, epigenetic features affecting fruit fly foraging, and more.