Erasmus Medical Center 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. Prescient Medicine, Erasmus MC Partner to Study Opioid Addiction Risk Test Prescient offers a test that is designed to determine an individual's risk of opioid addiction by analyzing 16 genes in the brain's reward pathway. Dozens of Genetic Variants Influence Volume of Subcortical Brain Structures Researchers have tied nearly 200 candidate genes, including ones involved in neurodevelopment, apoptosis, and inflammation, to the volume of 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 Sep 14, 2012 GWAS Finds Genes Associated with European Facial Features Aug 3, 2012 Dutch Researchers Head SU2C Tumor Profiling Study Load More Breaking News Pediatric Medulloblastoma Subgroups May Benefit from Lower-Dose Radiation Therapy Space Radiation Shows Limited Effects on Mammalian Sperm DNA, Fertility Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: 10x Genomics, Swift Biosciences, Agilent Technologies, More In Brief This Week: Quantum-Si, TGen, Yale, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Invitae, PGDx, Oxford Nanopore, PacBio, More The Scan Fertility Fraud Found Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today. Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports. Test Warning The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK. Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.