Brigham and Women's Hospital At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change Medical racism and race-based medicine persist, though plenary speakers at this year's NSGC meeting said genetic counselors may be able to help address disparities. Parkinson's Disease Progression Linked to Five Variants in Genome-Wide Survival Study The researchers also developed a polygenic hazard score to predict which individuals with Parkinson's are likely to develop disease-related dementia. PNAS Papers on Breast Cancer Hypoxia, EMT Networks, Oral Cancer Immune Checkpoints In PNAS this week: role for ADAM12 in hypoxia-related metastasis risk, signaling pathways linked to the epithelial to mesenchymal transition, and more. Renal Cell Carcinoma Risk Gene Representation Can Vary With Ancestry While risky variants in the FH gene were more common in renal cell carcinoma patients with African ancestry, European patients more often carried pathogenic CHEK2 gene changes. Dana Farber Team Applies PCR Method to ID Microsatellite Instability in Tumor-Derived Samples Premium The group aims to adapt the method, which detects poly-adenine tails, to monitor for minimal residual disease in late-stage colon cancer patients after surgery. Nov 6, 2020 Genetic Risk of Cognitive Decline Varies Between Latino Populations, Study Finds Oct 16, 2020 Disparity in Microsatellite Instability Testing Suggests Need to Close Socioeconomic Access Gaps Premium Jun 30, 2020 Fluxergy, Mass General Brigham Partner to Evaluate Rapid COVID-19 Molecular Testing System Jun 23, 2020 Tissue Network Analysis Points to Significant Sex-Related Regulatory Differences Jun 22, 2020 Stanford Spinout Levitas Bio to Launch Magnetic Levitation Cell Separation Platform Premium May 11, 2020 Quanterix Licenses Multiplex SARS-CoV-2 Serology Test From Brigham and Women's Apr 16, 2020 Biogen Launches Employee COVID-19 Biobank With Broad Institute, Partners HealthCare Mar 16, 2020 Mass General, Brigham and Women's Open Clinics to Integrate Genomics Into Primary Care Premium Feb 12, 2020 Monogenic Hypercholesterolemia Increases Cardiovascular Disease Risk More Than Polygenic Form Dec 6, 2019 Cancer Susceptibility Contributions of Non-Coding SNPs Clarified With Network Approach Oct 31, 2019 Chromosomal Abnormalities Associated With Recurrent Miscarriage Emerge from Sequencing Study Aug 16, 2019 Brigham and Women's Hospital Opens Preventive Genomics Clinic Aug 8, 2019 Dominant-Negative Effect Detected for Missense TP53 Mutations in Myeloid Cancers Jul 24, 2019 Gray Foundation Awards $25M in Cancer Research Grants Jun 27, 2019 MedSeq Team Reports Genome Analysis, Reanalysis Results for 100 Participants Jun 27, 2019 Noninvasive Preimplantation Aneuploidy DNA Test Shows Promise But Concerns Remain Premium Jun 13, 2019 Sanford Health Taps Harvard, Brigham and Women's for Genetic Screening Study May 13, 2019 Studies Outline Outcomes Associated With Cervical Cancer Screening, Triage Strategies May 8, 2019 Anti-CRISPR Proteins, Molecules Present Tantalizing Options for Control of Therapies, Gene Drives Premium May 2, 2019 Anti-CRISPR Small Molecule Discovered Using New High-Throughput Screening Platform 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.