Researchers reached clinical diagnoses in 35 percent of cases undergoing evaluation over 20 months, sometimes leading to treatment changes.
The institutes will lead a consortium of researchers investigating the molecular underpinnings of diabetic retinopathy, a key cause of blindness.
Classifying diabetes patients by genetic pathways may help improve their management, the researchers concluded.
Researchers used fine mapping and other approaches to prioritize proposed coding and non-coding causal variants at rheumatoid arthritis- and type 1 diabetes-linked loci.
The international team then used the approach to show that appropriate guide RNA design can reduce off-target effects of editing in mouse livers.
A phylogenetic analysis that included multiple samples per patient suggests overlapping driver mutations make their way into multiple metastases in each patient.
Harvard Medical School's Seth Cassel and Cigall Kadoch argue in a Baltimore Sun op-ed that the recent TAILORx trial shows the potential of genomic-based medicine.
In Science this week: single-cell mRNA sequencing of human renal cells, and more.
Genomic analysis uncovered genetic, transcriptional, and drug response shifts between different cultures, or "strains," of the same human cancer cell lines.
The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.
In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.
MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.
In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.