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The investigators showed that template-free Cas9 editing is capable of repair to a predicted genotype, allowing for correction of disease-associated mutations.

Retraction Watch's Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus report that Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital have recommended that more than 30 papers from a former researcher be retracted.

Researchers used fine mapping and other approaches to prioritize proposed coding and non-coding causal variants at rheumatoid arthritis- and type 1 diabetes-linked loci.

Two thirds of families who attended enrollment sessions signed up, but those who did not voiced concerns about privacy, discrimination, and return of results.

The report advises that although sequencing the genomes of infants can be appropriate in some specific cases, we shouldn’t implement large-scale programs to test healthy babies.

The researchers found that the diversity of epithelial cell types was reduced in nasal polyps, which contained few glandular and ciliated cells and were enriched in basal cells.

To explore the genetic basis of clonal hematopoiesis and its consequences, researchers analyzed genotyping data for more than 151,000 UK Biobank participants.

NuMedii will use its AI technology in combination with single-cell data to identify biomarkers and therapeutics for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

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.

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 Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), who chairs the Senate health committee, will be retiring at the end of his term, Stat News reports.

UCSF researchers find that having two X chromosomes may contribute to women's longer lifespans, according to Discover's D-brief blog.

The Wall Street Journal reports on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's use of genetic approaches to study foodborne illnesses.

In PNAS this week: immune cell profiling of wild baboons by social status, metabolomics profiling of esophageal tumors, and more.