Kaiser Permanente Multi-Ethnic Migraine GWAS Uncovers Risk Loci Specific to Sex, Ancestry Investigators analyzed genetic data for more than half a million individuals, detecting susceptibility sites specific to women or European individuals. Kaiser Permanente Taps BC Platforms to Analyze Biobank, Clinical Data Premium The integration on the Microsoft Azure cloud is helping Kaiser make its vast genomics dataset available to a wider pool of researchers. Actionable Mutation Analysis Reveals Germline Risk in Older CRC Patients The team saw risky mutations in colorectal cancer, polyp, and Lynch syndrome-related genes in almost 4 percent of CRC patients diagnosed at 72 years old, on average. Combining Electronic Health Records, GWAS Data Uncovers Variants Linked to Blood Lipid Levels 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. Large-Scale Sequencing Projects Navigate Grey Area Between Research, Clinical Testing Premium At the Precision Medicine World Conference this week, researchers discussed how they plan to return genomic results to participants of research-focused sequencing studies. Jan 5, 2018 Genome Medical Raises $11M, Introduces Genetic Health Programs for Employer Groups Premium Dec 13, 2017 GWAS Reveals New Loci Linked to Eye Pressure Trait That Impacts Glaucoma Risk Aug 8, 2017 NIH Awards $18.9M to Fund Clinical Genomics Consortium Jan 31, 2017 Personalized Approach to PSA Screening Could Improve Test Sensitivity Apr 11, 2016 To Drive Precision Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Plans to Amass 500K Sample Biobank Premium Oct 9, 2015 At ASHG, Researchers Present First Results From CSER Preconception Carrier Screening Study Jul 8, 2015 New Analysis Examines Financial Impact of Genotyping Patients to Guide Anti-Platelet Therapy Premium Jun 19, 2015 Kaiser Publishes Core Papers Describing Ancestry, Telomere Length, 100K Cohort Analysis Premium Apr 14, 2015 Vermillion, Kaiser Permanente to Collaborate on Ovarian Cancer Best Practices Apr 8, 2015 Kaiser Enrolling 15,000 Participants in Autism Family Research Bank to Study Gene, Environment Links Premium Apr 1, 2015 Kaiser Permanente to Create Autism Genetics Bank Jan 27, 2015 MetaStat Inks Deal to Access Kaiser Foundation Tumor Samples, Clinical Data Aug 28, 2014 Pacific Edge, SCPMG to Evaluate Bladder Cancer Dx Dec 3, 2013 MRA, Hidary Foundation Provide $1M for Acral Melanoma Genomics Nov 15, 2013 UCSF, Kaiser Permanente Launch Translational Genomics Ethics Center Aug 3, 2011 Kaiser/UCSF Genotype-Phenotype Data on 100K Patients Will Be Free for NIH-funded Research Premium Jul 21, 2011 Kaiser Permanente, UCSF Genotype 100K People Apr 26, 2011 Affymetrix to Debut New Population-Optimized Arrays for Association Studies Premium Feb 4, 2010 Arcxis Receives Investment from IQT for Sample Prep, Molecular Dx Development Premium Oct 21, 2009 NIH Awards $25M to Kaiser Permanente, UCSF for 100,000-Member Genome-Wide Analysis Data Repository Premium Load More Breaking News Centogene Strikes Rare Disease Target Discovery Deal With Insilico Medicine Dilated Cardiomyopathy Gene Mutations Point to Possible Therapeutic Strategy Ginkgo Bioworks Acquires Massachusetts COVID-19 Testing Firm Mainz Biomed Taps DCN Dx to Aid European Study of Enhanced ColoAlert Assay Parse Biosciences Partners With Research Instruments for Southeast Asia Distribution Thermo Fisher, Oncocyte Ink Development, Comarketing Deal for Cancer IVDs The Scan And a Fourth? A fourth dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in an Israeli study increased antibody levels but did not prevent Omicron variant infections, according to the Financial Times. For Better Science Software A virtual institute funded by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt's philanthropy aims to lure software engineers to academia, Science reports. Recommendation Explanations The New York Times writes that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is straining to both make and explain decisions based on limited information. Genome Research Papers on De Novo Mutation Rates, Polyploid Genotyping, Oncogene Epigenomic Translocation In Genome Research this week: de novo mutations rates in hemoglobin subunits, analysis of variant calling methods for polyploid plants, and more.