Emory SomaLogic Launches Initiative Aimed at Demonstrating Clinical Value of SomaSignal Tests The company plans to launch clinical trials in several disease areas with Emory University, Intermountain Healthcare, CommonSpirit Health and UCHealth. Proteome-Wide Association Study of Depression Homes in on Potential Treatment Targets The researchers uncovered 25 brain proteins that appear to contribute to depression, of which 20 were not previously implicated in the condition. Inflammatory Bowel Disease Genetic Risk Architecture Appears Distinct in African Americans Using whole-genome sequence data for thousands of African American individuals, researchers teased out ancestry effects on polygenic risk of the conditions. Alzheimer's Disease-Related Proteins Picked up in Proteome-Wide Association Study Starting with a search for genetic factors linked to brain protein levels, investigators identified 11 candidate genes that may be causal in Alzheimer's disease. Genuity Science, Emory Team on Biomarker Discovery for Neurodegenesis The bioinformatics and sequencing firm, formerly known as WuXi NextCode, will develop a population clinicogenomic database to support Emory's research. Jun 17, 2020 FDA Allows Emergency Use of Applied BioCode, Kaiser Permanente, Emory University Coronavirus Tests Apr 13, 2020 Alzheimer's Disease Proteomic Study Reveals Potential New Biomarkers, Drug Targets Jul 1, 2019 MMRF to Bolster Recently Launched Clinical, Genomic Patient Data Registry With Immune Profiles Premium Apr 24, 2019 Multiple Myeloma Sequences Reveal Prognostic Immunoglobulin Translocation Nov 9, 2018 National Cancer Institute Awards $4M to Brain Tumor Sequencing Projects Nov 8, 2018 Ancient DNA Sheds New Light on Human Migrations in the Americas Oct 12, 2018 Researchers Uncover Three New Biomarkers of Active Tuberculosis Apr 30, 2018 Ancient, Modern Exomes of Native American Group Shed Light on Genomic Effects of Colonization Apr 23, 2018 Sickle Cell Trait May Not Boost Risk of Stroke for African Americans Mar 29, 2018 Clinical Sequencing Promises Diagnosis, Treatment Clues But Reality Often Falls Short Jan 3, 2018 Sooty Mangabey Genome Insights May Inform AIDS Research Sep 7, 2017 NIH Awards Nearly $100M Over Five Years for Autism Research Aug 29, 2017 NIH Names Healthcare Provider Networks to Aid in Precision Medicine Initiative Enrollment May 30, 2017 Q&A: Winship Cancer Institute's Dan Brat on the Challenges of Using MDx for Cancer Premium May 3, 2017 Cytox Plans US Clinical Launch for Early-Stage Alzheimer's Test While Courting Pharma Partners Premium Mar 2, 2017 New Model Predicts Crohn's Disease Complications Feb 28, 2017 Emory University, Akesogen Partner on Healthy Aging Study Jul 11, 2016 Immune-Related Gene Expression Linked to PTSD in Nepali Child Soldiers Jun 20, 2016 Missing Information Could Help Reclassify VUS Uncovered in Newborn Screening Apr 13, 2016 Emory's New RNA-seq Test for Neuromuscular Disorders Promises to Help Resolve Unknown Variants Premium Load More Breaking News Dilated Cardiomyopathy Gene Mutations Point to Possible Therapeutic Strategy Ginkgo Bioworks Acquires Massachusetts COVID-19 Testing Firm Mainz Biomed Taps DCN Dx to Aid European Study of Enhanced ColoAlert Assay Parse Biosciences Partners With Research Instruments for Southeast Asia Distribution Thermo Fisher, Oncocyte Ink Development, Comarketing Deal for Cancer IVDs Yourgene Health Enters Three-Year £5M Term Loan Facility The Scan And a Fourth? A fourth dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in an Israeli study increased antibody levels but did not prevent Omicron variant infections, according to the Financial Times. For Better Science Software A virtual institute funded by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt's philanthropy aims to lure software engineers to academia, Science reports. Recommendation Explanations The New York Times writes that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is straining to both make and explain decisions based on limited information. Genome Research Papers on De Novo Mutation Rates, Polyploid Genotyping, Oncogene Epigenomic Translocation In Genome Research this week: de novo mutations rates in hemoglobin subunits, analysis of variant calling methods for polyploid plants, and more.