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Through a meta-analysis of 10 pediatric-onset autoimmune diseases, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia researchers found 22 loci shared among the conditions.

The funding will support work identifying the mechanisms underlying the differential responses among pediatric and adult ALL patients to therapy.

A group of 10 so-called PediSeeker volunteers from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia interpreted secondary variants in PediSeq exomes.

Whole-exome sequencing shows that relapse in acute lymphoblastic leukemia is driven by cancer cells with sneakier, rather than more numerous, mutations.

Using a genome-wide association study approach, investigators at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and elsewhere have uncovered four new risk loci for an inflammatory food allergy condition called eosinophilic esophagitis.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Medgenics announced on Wednesday a collaboration with the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to accelerate the development of new therapies for pediatric rare and orphan genetic diseases.

NEW YORK (Genomeweb) — A study comprehensively analyzing the genomes of more than 1,500 neuroblastoma cases has better determined the prognostic significance of ALK mutations and other alterations in neuroblastoma, and has biochemically investigated many of these variants to determine which ones

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In the American Journal of Human Genetics, researchers from three consortia report a prominent role for de novo mutations in epileptic encephalopathies.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A Children's Hospital of Philadelphia-led team has identified autism spectrum disorder-related changes in three interacting gene sets, spelling out details about the biological processes behind the neuropsychiatric conditions.

This article has been corrected to list all of the genes targeted by the assay. The previous version noted only one of them.

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IBM security researchers warn of a phishing campaign targeted at organizations involved in the distribution of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Verge reports.

The Illinois police have cut the number of DNA tests waiting to be run in about half, CBS Chicago reports.

A researcher accused of smuggling research materials out of the US has pleaded guilty to making false statements, according to the Associated Press.

In Science this week: gene expression signature linked to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease progression, and more.