Baylor Sequencing of Newborns Does Not Create Negative Psychosocial Effect on Families, Study Finds The researchers also found that there was no lasting psychosocial harm among families who received a monogenic disease risk finding for their infant. Lung Cancer Features, Treatment Clues Emerge From 'Omic Analysis of Difficult-to-Treat Subtype With genomic, proteomic, transcriptomic, and other molecular data, investigators defined subtypes of lung squamous cell carcinoma and potential treatment targets or biomarkers. Metabolomic Profiling Diagnoses Inborn Errors of Metabolism at Higher Rate Than Traditional Approach In a cross-sectional study, metabolomic profiling had an overall diagnostic rate of 7.1 percent, a Baylor College of Medicine-led team found. Human Reference Genome Choice Impacts Variant Calling, but Switching Is Tricky Premium Many labs have yet to make the switch from the GRCh37 reference genome to GRCh38, and new data and another new genome assembly suggests the decision may be complex. DNA 'Damagenome' May Provide Disease Clues, Study Suggests Investigators used a new approach for detecting spontaneous DNA damage, highlighting high-damage genes and functional pathways with potential disease ties. May 19, 2021 Analysis Uncovers Hundreds of Autism-Linked Genes Using Evolution-Informed Approach Jan 7, 2021 Proteogenomic Analysis Uncovers HNSCC Subtypes, Possible Treatment Approaches Dec 17, 2020 New Rhesus Macaque Reference Genome Holds Potential for Human Disease, Evolution Research Oct 28, 2020 Additional Genome Sequences Underscores Genetic Diversity of Africa, Ancestral Migrations May 15, 2020 Emerging COVID-19 Viral Genome Sequencing Assays Provide Alternative to Existing Diagnostics Premium Apr 30, 2020 Treatment Clues Gleaned From Molecular Features in Rare Kidney Cancer Type Feb 14, 2020 Multi-Omic Endometrial Cancer Study Reveals Novel Pathways, Treatment Targets Dec 12, 2019 Proteomic Subtypes Identified in Pan-Cancer Analysis Dec 11, 2019 Study Shows Feasibility of Circulating Trophoblast-Based Noninvasive Prenatal Testing Premium Oct 21, 2019 Baylor Genetics, Miraca Research Institute Explore EV Purification for Cancer-Based Applications Premium Sep 4, 2019 Emedgene Technology Shown to Automate Variant ID in 96 Percent of Cases Premium Aug 29, 2019 Baylor, Arizona State University Nab $1.6M NIH Grant to Develop Genome Editing Governance Jul 30, 2019 Pan-Cancer Study Uncovers TP53 Mutation Consequences, Related Prognostic Expression Signature Jun 20, 2019 Clinical Exome Reanalyses Lead to New Molecular Diagnoses May 16, 2019 NCI Pediatric MATCH Trial Interim Data Shows 24 Percent of Patients Eligible for Targeted Therapy Premium Mar 31, 2019 CAR T Cell Therapies Targeting HER2, Mesothelin Show Activity in Solid Tumors Premium Feb 27, 2019 Genome Sequencing Rarely Leads to Lifestyle Changes in Healthy Individuals, Early Study Results Show Jan 28, 2019 Baylor NIPT for Dominant Single-Gene Disorders May Expand Existing Prenatal Screening Premium Jan 16, 2019 Rapid Nanopore Sequencing of 100 Tomato Genomes Enables Structural Variant Analysis Oct 25, 2018 Human Gut Microbiome Develops in Three Stages Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.