Cardiff University Genetic Links Between Psychotic Experiences, Neuropsychiatric Diseases Uncovered in Study Researchers also uncovered associations between any psychotic experience and the genetic liability for schizophrenia, major depressive disorder, and bipolar disorder. Lynch Syndrome Mutation Study Suggests Changes to Clinical Management Investigators pooled older and new data from the Prospective Lynch Syndrome Database, tracking outcomes for different mutations across age and gender groups. Schizophrenia Genes, Pathways in Brain Identified With Transcriptome Imputation Approach With available brain data, researchers came up with expression prediction models for finding new schizophrenia-related genes in a larger case-control set. Tightly Controllable Cas9 Genome Editor Could be Useful for Gene Drive Regulation Researchers in the UK developed heritable Cas9-mediated mammalian genome editing that is acutely controlled by a cheap lysine derivative. Cytox, Cardiff University Win $1.1M Grant to Validate Alzheimer's Risk Panel The collaborators aim to show that Cytox' VariaTect SNP profiling array and an associated algorithm can effectively predict the presence of Alzheimer's pathology. Jun 26, 2017 Schizophrenia Meta-Analysis Reveals Role for Rare, Damaging Variants Oct 15, 2015 UK-Funded Effort Aims to Offer Researchers Free Microbial Genome Analysis Resources Premium Jul 24, 2014 Genomics in the Journals Jul 24, 2014 Apr 3, 2014 Cardiff Leads $10M Study of Genetic, Lifestyle Factors in Alzheimer's Jan 22, 2014 Schizophrenia Studies Find Genetic Risk Spread Across Shared Pathways Oct 29, 2013 Alzheimer's Meta-analysis Leads to New Risk Loci Sep 19, 2011 Cardiff Scientists Funded for Wound-treatment Genetic Test Oct 12, 2010 Population Genetics Gets $1.2M Award to Partner with Cardiff U on AD Study Jun 15, 2010 Cardiff U Launches Three New Research Institutes Jul 3, 2009 Cardiff Univ. Uses $6.6M for Neuro-Genetics and Genomics Center Apr 22, 2009 Cardiff to Use GeneGo Software Breaking News Biocartis Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Sepsis Assay DNA Script Receives CE Mark for Syntax Enzymatic DNA Synthesis Platform Exact Sciences, Pfizer End Cologuard Copromotion Agreement Genetron Health Q3 Revenues up 36 Percent, Firm Announces AstraZeneca MRD Partnership BioMark Diagnostics, AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Others Partner in Lung Cancer Screening Project Akoya Receives CLIA Certification for Biopharma Solutions Laboratory The Scan Looking for Omicron NPR reports that SARS-CoV-2 testing in the US has gotten better but also that some experts say more needs to be done to better track the Omicron variant. Holmes Alleges Abuse The Associated Press reports that Theranos' Elizabeth Holmes has testified at her wire fraud trial that her business and romantic partner abused her. Bit More Diverse, But More to Do While Black and Hispanic patients are more likely to participate in cancer clinical trials than previously, they are still underrepresented, according to US News & World Report. PNAS Papers on Yeast Gene Silencing, Zika Virus Inhibition, Immunoglobulin Hypermutation In PNAS this week: gene silencing in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, possible neuroprotective role for SHFL in a mouse model of Zika virus infection, and more.