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Researchers have sequenced and analyzed more than 50 feral and domestic cats in search of genetic variants involved in specific physical features and forms of disease. 

The Kaiser Permanente Northwest researchers focused on patient preferences, their ability to handle unexpected results, and the time required for genetic counseling.

The company launched the BD FACSseq flow cytometer and BD Precise Assays for high-throughput single-cell gene-expression analysis studies at the ASHG annual meeting.

Li Ding discussed the additional data that can be gleaned from sequencing tumor, normal, and relapsed samples in an individual with acute myeloid leukemia.

The session included perspectives from three clinical researchers from the US and Europe and a representative of the US Food and Drug Administration.

At the American Society of Human Genetics meeting, researchers discussed de novo and rare variants found in those with Tourette syndrome.

There are 15 states that issue licenses for genetic counselors and another six have passed laws to do so.

The statement touches on issues such as the reporting of secondary findings, adult-onset conditions, incest, and non-paternity results.

The groups acknowledge the value in NIPT, but recommend against expanding testing for sex chromosomal aneuploidies and microdeletions.

SAN DIEGO (GenomeWeb) – Epigenetic regulation of genes is involved in processes and conditions as disparate as memory formation and anxious temperament, according to researchers presenting at the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting.

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The Washington Post reports that a Russian Academy of Sciences commission has led to the retraction of hundreds of scientific papers.

The Los Angeles Times' Daily Pilot reports the chief executive of Vantari Genetics has pleaded guilty in a kickback scheme.

News 4 Jax reports that a Florida bill to prevent life and long-term care insurers from using genetic information in their coverage decisions has easily passed one committee.

In Science this week: potentially pathogenic mutations found in hematopoietic stem cells from young healthy donors, and more.