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Researchers have increased their estimate of the heritability of ASD to 83 percent based on a reanalysis of their prior study of Swedish families.

The company plans to outlicense the assay, developed using a custom Affymetrix microarray, to an interested partner.

Investigators intend to genotype the biorepository using Illumina arrays with the aim of identifying markers that can be used to inform treatment and prevention efforts.

The team will use the new research grant to further develop the Stockholm3 prostate cancer test and to design follow-on diagnostics to help treat patients with the disease.

The researchers reported single-cell small-RNA profiling could have applications in studying tumor heterogeneity as well as for in vitro fertilization.

The researchers will use single-cell genomics and other approaches to generate information that could ultimately be used to diagnose, monitor, and treat disease.

The Finnish bioinformatics firm will aid European researchers and animal-focused diagnostics companies in developing a functional annotation of the dog genome.

The STARNET study found that cardiometabolic disease risk loci share cis- and trans-gene regulation.

Teams from France and Germany disputed the notion that the 21-gene signature is needed to identify low-risk breast cancer patients who can be spared chemotherapy.

Transcription patterns in individual innate lymphoid cells from human tonsil samples revealed clusters of new and known ILC populations and sub-populations.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Kite Pharmaceuticals' CAR T-cell therapy for large B-cell lymphomas, the New York Times reports.

Kaiser Health News reports that gene therapies could cost more than a million dollars.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute researchers have received a grant to combine biology and computer science for high school students.

In Nature this week: variants associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder, review of key CRISPR enzymes, and more.