Researchers also combined the 121 SNPs they found with pharmacy data to develop a risk score to predict when patients would start lipid-lowering treatments.
At the Precision Medicine World Conference this week, researchers discussed how they plan to return genomic results to participants of research-focused sequencing studies.
Genome Medical will use the proceeds of its Series A-1 financing to expand its nationwide footprint, as well as to invest in its telegenomics platform.
Based on genotyping data for tens of thousands of individuals across ancestry groups, investigators identified 47 new and known intraocular pressure-associated loci.
The consortium aims to advance the use of genomics in the clinic, with a particular focus on diverse and underserved patient populations.
A new study from researchers at UCSF and Kaiser Permanente has uncovered a set of genes that appear to regulate natural variations in prostate-specific antigen.
The healthcare provider plans to build a large biobank to conduct precision medicine research based on genomics, lifestyle, and environmental factors.
The Kaiser Permanente Northwest researchers focused on patient preferences, their ability to handle unexpected results, and the time required for genetic counseling.
The latest analysis of CYP2C19 genotyping to guide antiplatelet therapy tries to address cost questions from the vantage of a payor or large healthcare system.
The three papers published in Genetics will provide the basis for future investigations into the links between genetics, environment, and disease risk.
Chinese state news agency Xinhua reports that a preliminary investigation has found He Jiankui performed his gene-editing work illegally.
John Mendelsohn, a former president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has died, the New York Times reports.
Identical twins receive different estimates of ancestry from the same direct-to-consumer genetic testing firms, CBC reports.
In PNAS this week: chromosomal features of maize, adaptations in the vinous-throated parrotbill, and more.