Children's Hospital Boston Study of Sudden Unexpected Death in Children Reveals New Genetic Factors The exome sequencing study, presented at the ACMG annual clinical genetics meeting, implicated several neurological, cardiac, and systemic disease genes in the condition. Boston Children's Coronavirus Test Gets Emergency Use Authorization The test is designed to detect one target sequence of the SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein gene in nasopharyngeal and certain other respiratory specimens. Children's Hospital Network Wins $8.5M NIH Grant to Expand Data-Sharing Initiative The Genomics Research and Innovation Network has built an open-source system for querying genotype-phenotype databases at its member hospitals. Interoperability Network Helps Children's Hospitals Aggregate Genotype-Phenotype Data Premium 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. Beyond Celiac Grants $160K for Transcriptomics Pilot Study The award will go to Jocelyn Silvester of Children's Hospital Boston, to fund transcriptomics research on intestinal inflammation caused by gluten. Jul 23, 2019 Rapid Evolution of Genome Base Editors Improves Editing Efficiency Jun 17, 2019 Autism Exomes Support Recessive Gene Contributors, Female Protective Effect Mar 12, 2019 Integrated Blood Analysis Offers Look at Immune Development Over Infants' First Week Jan 3, 2019 BabySeq Project Uncovers Risk of Childhood-Onset Disease in 9 Percent of Newborns Nov 9, 2018 National Cancer Institute Awards $4M to Brain Tumor Sequencing Projects Sep 14, 2018 Families Declining Enrollment in BabySeq Cite Lack of Interest in Research, Logistical Challenges Aug 24, 2018 Boston Researchers Link Gene to Neural Development of Speech, Swallowing May 18, 2018 Boston Children's Hospital Working to Demonstrate Clinical Utility of Rapid Exome Sequencing in NICU Premium Apr 11, 2018 Newborn Screening for Hearing Loss Might Benefit From Genomic Testing Premium Jan 19, 2018 Claritas Genomics Shuts Down Operations Dec 7, 2017 Single-Cell Approaches Reveal Brain Cell Mutations During Aging, Development Oct 20, 2017 BabySeq Carrier Results Go Beyond Commercial Carrier Tests, Inform Parents' Reproductive Plans Oct 17, 2017 Amgen, Boston Children's Hospital Collaborate to Find Pain Syndrome Genes Jul 6, 2017 Defect in Muscle Cell Fusion Gene Linked to Rare Autosomal Recessive Syndrome Apr 28, 2017 Cambridge Epigenetix Licenses Boston Children's Hospital DNA Methylation IP Feb 27, 2017 Mutations in DCC Gene Linked to Multiple Brain Malformation Conditions Mar 14, 2016 BabySeq Researcher Presents Initial Findings at ACMG Nov 10, 2015 Boston Children's Hospital Taps Watson to Explore Rare Pediatric Diseases Sep 16, 2015 Dana-Farber Researchers Use Gene Editing to Short-Circuit Sickle Cell Disease Aug 7, 2015 New Study Describes Development of Simoa Assays for C. Diff Toxin Detection Premium Load More Breaking News Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants 23andMe to Acquire Telemedicine Platform Company Lemonaid Health for $400M in Cash, Stock UK Biobank Study Investigates Incomplete Penetrance of Mendelian Disease Variants MDxHealth Q3 Revenues Grow 23 Percent BioMérieux Q3 Revenues Increase 11 Percent, Firm Raises 2021 Guidance The Scan Guidelines for Ancient DNA Work More than two dozen researchers have developed new ethical guidelines for conducting ancient DNA research, which they present in Nature. And Cleared A UK regulator has cleared former UK Prime Minister David Cameron in concerns he should have registered as a consultant-lobbyist for his work with Illumina, according to the Financial Times. Suit Over Allegations The Boston Globe reports that David Sabatini, who was placed on leave from MIT after allegations of sexual harassment, is suing his accuser, the Whitehead Institute, and the institute's director. Nature Papers on Esophageal Cancer, Origin of Modern Horses, Exome Sequencing of UK Biobank Participants In Nature this week: genetic and environmental influences of esophageal cancer, domestic horse origin traced to Western Eurasian steppes, and more.