Nine members of the HMO Research Network "will use detailed clinical profiles to search for potential subjects to enroll into … serious adverse events research projects using their electronic medical record databases," iSAEC said in a statement.
The consortium and the network will collaborate to identify genetic traits for adverse drug reactions.
The new partners include the University of Liverpool, Newcastle University, the HMO Research Network, and Cerner.
The SAEC will work with an HMO network to identify genetic variants for adverse reactions to antipsychotic medications.
University of California, San Diego, researchers have developed a gene drive to control a fruit-destroying fly.
A new study of a β-thalassemia gene therapy appears promising, according to NPR.
In Nature this week: hair color genes, hybridization between 13-year and 17-year cicadas, and more.
Futurism writes that gene doping could be the next generation of cheating in sports.