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The team came up with an algorithm called bloodTyper for antigen-typing based on whole-genome sequences.

A new study suggests that enhanced tumor clone frequencies, found by T cell receptor beta gene sequencing, coincide with poorer mycosis fungoides outcomes.

At the ACMG meeting, Cynthia Morton said that several projects, including her team’s SEQaBOO study, are exploring the utility of genomic testing in newborn hearing screening.

Cases with genome and family history reports and controls with family history reports alone had comparable healthcare costs during the six months after receiving their reports.

Through a genome-wide association study and meta-analysis, researchers saw dozens of new and known blood pressure loci, including ancestry-specific associations.

The Boston-based hospitals will provide Berg access to clinically annotated patient-derived specimens to track neurological disease pathology and develop diagnostic tools.

A new study suggests that Fusobacterium and other microbes may hitch a ride to metastatic sites with primary colorectal cancers, prompting tumor growth.

The project has identified carrier variants in 109 infants so far — a total of 232 variants in 166 genes — according to a presentation at ASHG today.

The study aims to explore the "unique benefits and challenges" or incorporating genomic information into the routine care of active duty Air Force members.

The study being conducted under the Genomes2People umbrella will explore how best to introduce genetic information into the routine care of active duty service members. 

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The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.