NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A New England Journal of Medicinestudy suggests high-risk variants in the apolipoprotein L1 gene APOL1 can contribute to more rapid kidney disease progression in individuals of A
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A blood-based gene expression signature is showing promise for detecting active tuberculosis in blood samples from individuals with or without concurrent HIV infections, according to new research.
Researchers in the UK have compared a PCR-based and a capture hybridization-based assay for sequencing panels of inherited cardiovascular disease genes and have found both to be suitable for diagnostics in principle, though their sensitivity needs to be optimized.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The UK's Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council today announced a £5 million ($7.9 million) five-year grant to a consortium of universities to develop a Web-based synthetic biology platform.
The new partners will each contribute £40 million in the UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation, bringing the total committed funding for the planned London institute to £700 million ($1.14 billion).