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Investigators identified ties between autism spectrum disorder and mitochondrial haplogroups in mtDNA variant data from nearly 1,000 ASD-affected families.

Hospital will partner with several other institutions in this effort to support data-driven research into pediatric cancers and structural birth defects.

Investigators are searching for non-invasive biomarkers of rejection and earlier stage graft injury in children and adults who have received kidney transplants.

Mutations in the WDR26 gene appear to contribute to a condition marked by intellectual disability, facial dysmorphism, and movement problems.

In PLOS this week: common variants linked to neuroblastoma susceptibility, rabies virus phylogeography, and more.

The study will use NantHealth's GPS Cancer test to help treat adult and pediatric brain cancer patients.

The researchers plan to investigate whether whole-genome sequencing can cost-effectively improve the diagnostic rate for leukodsystrophy patients.

The study, which is still ongoing, also provided support for a separate Phase 2/3 trial of a targeted treatment for the neurodevelopmental disorder.

NantHealth, CHOP, and their collaborators intend to release genomic, transcriptomic, and proteomic data from 1,600 patients in the next six months

Called the Roberts Collaborative for Genetics and Individualized Medicine, the program was established with a $25 million gift from Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and members of his family.

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Nature News reports that genomics is being applied to trace and try to prevent additional COVID-19 waves.

Rady's Children Hospital and San Diego County are teaming up to test pediatric patients and their families for COVID-19 to gauge the spread of the virus locally, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Wildlife managers aim to boost the genetic diversity of Mexican gray wolves by placing captive-born foster pups into packs with similarly aged wild pups, the Mercury News reports.

In Science this week: Genetic Probability tool identifies likely diagnoses in 45 percent of inflammatory arthritis cases, and more.