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Hospitals in Morocco, Cameroon, and South Africa recently adopted its SOPHiA artificial intelligence offering, the firm's first crop of African customers.

Researchers from the University of Cape Town and the Center for Proteomic and Genomic Research plan to use Affymetrix's DMET Plus product to investigate the prevalence of specific SNPs in southern African populations and the relationship of such traits with drug efficacy.

Cape Town, South Africa-based CPGR is using its genomics resources, including its microarray platforms, to attract new partners that are interested in toxicogenomics screening.

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A genome-wide association study highlights a potential role for hair follicles in acne risk, according to New Scientist.

Newsday reports that breast cancer genetic testing guidelines for are out of date and may miss individuals.

In Cell this week: gene editing-based strategy to screen for immune system regulators, ancient plague patterns, and more.

Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.