The meta-analysis drew on studies conducted in both European and Chinese populations, and hinted at why lupus may be more common among East Asians.
Individuals with multiple primary colorectal cancers appear prone to germline immune-related gene mutations that may lead to mutationally heterogeneous tumors.
The team found more than a dozen microbe and gene associations that indicate heritability of certain traits in the gut microbiome.
Questions about the ethics of alerting people to their cancer risk without their consent have frustrated DeCode Genetics' vision of using genetics to improve public health.
A study using adjuvanted swine flu vaccine revealed age-related differences in early response and an adverse event-related expression signature.
The funding will support eight interdisciplinary research projects investigating the interactions between social phenomena, human biology, and behavior.
Researchers find that academic achievement is heritable, the Guardian reports.
The firm will perform sequencing and analysis with its X-Genome service for a study on the genetic causes of schizophrenia.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Human Longevity today announced a collaboration with King's College London to access and sequence the college's TwinsUK Registry.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Researchers have linked low copy-number levels of the salivary amylase gene to obesity risk, a finding they reported in Nature Genetics yesterday.
In Nature this week: genome-wide transcriptome analysis of brain samples from people with autism spectrum disorder, flounder genome, and more.
Researchers used T-cell transfer therapy to target mutation KRAS, according to the New York Times.
The US Senate has passed the 21st Century Cures Act, which would provide a funding boost at NIH while overhauling FDA policies.
Bloomberg reports that President-elect Donald Trump is considering Jim O'Neill for Food and Drug Administration commissioner.