Case Western Reserve University Jackson Laboratory Wins $3.4M NHGRI Grant to Study Workplace Genomic Testing Jackson Laboratory researchers will lead an interdisciplinary team of experts to study the employee health benefits of workplace genetic testing. Oncotype DX Predicts Outcomes in Men With Unfavorable Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer, Study Finds Premium In a separate study, researchers studying the use of Oncotype DX in African-American men found it to be predictive of disease outcomes regardless of race. Gray Foundation Awards $25M in Cancer Research Grants The grant recipients will receive up to $5 million each and are led by scientists at institutions including Harvard Medical School and the Cleveland Clinic. Computational Method Seeks to Improve Phenotype Prediction From SNP-SNP Networks Premium Research presented at the Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology conference shows promise in uncovering more SNP-phenotype links in GWAS. PavMed Spinoff Lucid Diagnostics Aims to Market Molecular Barrett's Esophagus Test in 2019 Premium PavMed subsidiary Lucid will commercialize Case Western's EsoCheck technology to detect Barrett's esophagus, a precursor to esophageal cancer. May 14, 2018 Lucid Diagnostics Licenses Barrett's Esophagus Biomarker Tech from CWRU Feb 1, 2018 Biohm to Begin Study to Potentially Find Link Between Gut Microbiome and Autism Premium Jun 13, 2017 Case Western Reserve Awarded $6M NCI Grant to Study Barrett's Esophagus Dec 2, 2016 Philips, Case Western InFlo Software Uses Multi-Omics Data to Find Anomalous Signaling in Cancer Premium Jul 28, 2016 Barrett Esophagus Risk Gene Detected in Large Esophageal Cancer-Prone Family Jul 11, 2016 Inspirata, Case Western Awarded $3.3M Grant to Develop Image-Based Breast Cancer Dx Mar 3, 2016 GWAS Leads to Potential TB Resistance Locus Dec 21, 2015 International Consortium IDs New Loci Linked to Age-Related Macular Degeneration Jul 30, 2015 Case Western Computational Tool Improves on Existing Methods to ID Copy Number Alterations Premium Mar 12, 2015 PGT, Case Western to Develop NGS-based Tests for HIV Drug Resistance Jan 13, 2015 ABL, University Hospitals Collaborate on NGS HIV Drug Resistance Assay Jan 13, 2015 Case Western Team Uncovers Genes Mutated in Colorectal Tumors Affecting African-Americans Aug 26, 2014 Team Scours Paired-End Reads with Discordant Mapping to Detect Indels Missed from Human Reference Genome Premium Apr 30, 2014 Longitudinal Data Hint That Gene Expression Can Predict Aspirin Benefit in Colon Cancer Prevention Premium Oct 28, 2013 ASHG Panelists Discuss Interest in Sequencing-based Newborn Screening Jul 2, 2013 Case Western Licenses HIV Dx Technology to UH Case Medical Center Oct 12, 2012 Case Western Gets $4M in Grants for Structural Bio Instrument Development Apr 12, 2012 Team IDs Characteristic Epigenetic Enhancer Patterns in Colon Cancer Mar 15, 2012 Genomic Studies Provide Details on AML Evolution, Prognosis Oct 11, 2011 Case Western Starts $5.4M Esophageal Cancer Project Load More Breaking News Pediatric Medulloblastoma Subgroups May Benefit from Lower-Dose Radiation Therapy Space Radiation Shows Limited Effects on Mammalian Sperm DNA, Fertility Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: 10x Genomics, Swift Biosciences, Agilent Technologies, More In Brief This Week: Quantum-Si, TGen, Yale, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Invitae, PGDx, Oxford Nanopore, PacBio, More The Scan Fertility Fraud Found Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today. Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports. Test Warning The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK. Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.