Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland Finnish Population Genomics Study Uncovers Rare, Recessive Disease Candidates Premium At ASHG, a FinnGen researcher reported new recessive disease associations for cataracts, hearing loss, and other conditions, identified through the population study. Diversity Problem Hinders Adoption of Polygenic Risk Scores, According to ESHG Panel Polygenic risk scores have the potential to impact cancer screening, autoimmune disease testing, and therapeutics development, but more diverse data is needed. Glaucoma Protective Variants Uncovered in Genetic Data From UK, Finland With UK Biobank and FinnGenn data, researchers tracked down rare changes in the angiopoietin-like 7 gene that coincide with lower glaucoma and intraocular pressure risk. Finnish Biobank Cooperative Launches Service to Make Samples, Data Available to Researchers Premium Using the free service, called Fingenious, researchers will be able to access genomic data generated by the country's FinnGen project, which aims to genotype 500,000 Finns by 2023. Labcyte, U of Helsinki Extend Personalized Medicine Collaboration Labcyte and the University of Helsinki's Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland have expanded their partnership to include multiple new applications. Apr 21, 2016 AstraZeneca Launches Genomics Initiative to Drive Drug Discovery and Development Premium Aug 5, 2013 Studies Point to Topoisomerase Gene Role in Neurodevelopmental Disorders Jan 7, 2013 Finnish Institute to Use Labcyte Tech to Enhance Cancer Testing Studies Jun 25, 2010 Phadia to Use Aushon 2470 Arrayer for Development of Allergen and Autoimmunity Diagnostics Premium Mar 30, 2010 Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland Adopts Aushon Arrayer for Cell-Screening Program Premium Mar 25, 2010 Nordic EMBL Partnership Launches Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland Feb 3, 2010 Finland Adds $2.6M for European Translational Research Effort Breaking News Eagle Biosciences, Genetic Analysis Ink Distribution Agreement for Gut Microbiota Test Centogene Q1 Revenues Grow More Than Fivefold Driven by COVID-19 Testing Epizyme Partnering With Quest Diagnostics for Lymphoma Mutation Testing Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel Type 1 Diabetes GWAS, Fine-Mapping Leads to New Genetic Loci, Potential Drug Targets LSU Health Sciences Center Wins $2.4M to Lead SARS-CoV-2 Variant Sequencing Program The Scan Missed Early Cases A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports. Limited Journal Editor Diversity A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist. How Much of a Threat? Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned. PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.