Erasmus Medical Center Osteoarthritis GWAS Leads to Key Genes, Treatment Targets With a genome-wide association study and functional follow-up analyses, investigators saw 100 osteoarthritis-related loci including variants in potentially targetable genes and pathways. Genomes of Advanced Neuroendocrine Neoplasms Unveil Subtypes, Treatment Clues By sequencing dozens of locally advanced or metastatic neuroendocrine neoplasm samples, researchers detected somatic mutations that varied with primary tumor site and subtype. Eye Color GWAS Leads to 50 New Loci, Underscoring Trait's Complexity A genome-wide association study in almost 193,000 Europeans led to 61 eye color-related loci, some of which also influence iris pigmentation of Asian individuals. Deepcell Advancing AI-Driven Cell Morphology Tech for Single-Cell Genomics, Liquid Biopsy Premium The company believes its combination of deep learning and microfluidic cell sorting could help solve diagnostic challenges and unlock new insights in molecular disease machinery. GeneCentric, Erasmus University to Research RNA Biomarkers, Therapies for Bladder Cancer GeneCentric and Erasmus will aim to identify RNA-based drug response markers for existing bladder cancer treatments, as well as discover novel targeted therapies. Dec 12, 2019 Prescient Medicine, Erasmus MC Partner to Study Opioid Addiction Risk Test Oct 21, 2019 Dozens of Genetic Variants Influence Volume of Subcortical Brain Structures Sep 24, 2019 CareDx, NanoString Collaborate to Develop Organ Transplant Rejection Test Nov 1, 2018 Chronic Infection Genetic Risk Loci Point to Immune, Metabolic Pathways Oct 22, 2018 ASHG: Dutch Nationwide NIPT Implementation Study Sees 42 Percent Uptake After First Year Jul 11, 2018 DNA Methylation at Three Sites Linked to Depression in Middle-Aged, Elderly May 29, 2018 Myopia Meta-Analysis Expands, Clarifies Pathways Contributing to Refractive Eye Errors May 1, 2017 Dutch Study Makes NIPT Available to All Women; Belgian Provider Cries Foul Over State Subsidy Premium Jan 13, 2017 Genetic Differences May Exist Between Single, Multiple Keratinocyte Cancer Cases Oct 21, 2016 SkylineDx Follows Multiple Myeloma MDx With Collaborative Effort to Develop Therapy Selection Assay Premium Sep 26, 2016 Breast Cancer Substitution Signatures Associated With Immune Cell Response Jun 15, 2016 New Illumina SNP Array Fuels European Consortium Founded to Foment 'Third Generation GWAS Era' Premium Apr 28, 2016 Facial Aging GWAS Uncovers Variants in Melanocortin Receptor Gene Sep 23, 2015 Study Finds Customized TaqMan Array Card IDs More Respiratory Pathogens Than Conventional Methods Premium Aug 18, 2015 MDx Health Nabs Exclusive License to Erasmus MC Bladder Cancer Biomarkers Jul 9, 2015 St. Jude, Collaborators Awarded $15M NIH Grant to Support Leukemia Genomic Research Premium Feb 24, 2015 New Industry-Academic Consortium Aims to Develop Communal Allele Frequency Data Repository Premium May 23, 2013 Genomics in the Journals: 2013.05.23 Mar 19, 2013 Agilent Addresses Limited Sample Material, Need for Speed with HaloPlex Exome Premium Jan 3, 2013 Bruker Licenses IP from Erasmus Medical Center Load More Breaking News People in the News at Pacific Biosciences, Metabolon, NeoGenomics, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Tethis, Invitae, PerkinElmer, More In Brief This Week: Thermo Fisher Scientific, Bruker, Quantum-Si, BioMérieux, More Luminex Obtains CE Marking for MDx Panel to Detect Flu A/B, RSV, COVID-19 Palmetto Finalizes Positive LCD for Prostate Cancer Risk Tests Gene Expression, Histology Reveal Clues for Targeted Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment The Scan Call for a Different Tack Experts weigh the value of recent experiments testing genetically modified pig kidneys using brain-dead individuals, according to Nature News. Wastewater Warning The New York Times reports that wastewater surveillance in some parts of the US point to a possible surge. Can't Get in the Program Due to the Northern Ireland protocol dispute, the European Union is preventing UK researchers from joining the Horizon Europe research program, the Times of London reports. Science Paper on Spatial-Controlled Genome Editing In Science this week: approach to enable a CRISPR-Cas13a-based system to be used as a cancer therapy.