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The Genomics Research and Innovation Network has built an open-source system for querying genotype-phenotype databases at its member hospitals.

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Researchers developed a custom genetic drug for a child with a progressive neurological disorder, the New York Times reports.

The Genomics Research and Innovation Network (GRIN) is a federated platform from three major pediatric hospitals to assist in research and treatment of rare diseases.

The award will go to Jocelyn Silvester of Children's Hospital Boston, to fund transcriptomics research on intestinal inflammation caused by gluten.

Researchers developed a system for continuous evolution of base editors, which should continue to improve their functionality.

A small but significant proportion of autism spectrum disorder cases — particularly those occurring in females — appeared to involve biallelic loss-of function or missense mutations.

Researchers brought together blood transcriptomic, metabolomic, proteomic, and immune cell profiles for dozens of West African and Australasian infants.

BabySeq Project researchers reported that genomic sequencing could find even healthy newborns who are at risk of developing childhood-onset conditions.

The projects are organized by the Eliminate Cancer Initiative, the National Brain Tumor Society, and the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

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

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The US Department of Justice has proposed a rule change to enable DNA to be collected from migrants, the Associated Press reports.

Bernard Fisher, a surgeon who changed how breast cancer is treated, has died at 101, the New York Times reports.

Washington Post columnist writes that she is skeptical about DNA-based diets.

In PNAS this week: recurrent inactivation of DEPDC5 in gastrointestinal stromal tumors, taxonomic reliability of GenBank sequences, and more.