King's College COVID-19 Genetic Analysis Leads to Host Blood Proteins Suspected of Influencing Disease Outcomes Using Mendelian randomization and available genome-wide association data, researchers found blood proteins that may serve as markers for severe COVID-19 or protection against it. Acne GWAS Uncovers New Risk Loci, Overlap With Other Conditions A genome-wide association study involving more than 20,000 acne cases and almost 600,000 controls led to new risk loci and a polygenic risk score. International Team Debuts New Platform for DIY Genetic Analysis and Interpretation Premium Called Personal Access to Genome and Analysis of Natural Traits, or PAGEANT, the platform enables users to analyze and interpret their genomic data at no cost. MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants Researchers are identifying stable and shifting gene expression and metabolite associations in blood samples collected from hundreds of female participants over nine years. Eye Color GWAS Leads to 50 New Loci, Underscoring Trait's Complexity A genome-wide association study in almost 193,000 Europeans led to 61 eye color-related loci, some of which also influence iris pigmentation of Asian individuals. Jul 21, 2020 Host Genetic, Environmental Factors Influence Composition of Urinary Tract Microbiome Mar 30, 2020 Refractive Error GWAS Leads To More Than 300 New Loci Feb 13, 2020 Blood Vitamin D Levels Tied to Dozens of Genetic Variants in UK Biobank GWAS Dec 4, 2019 UK Researchers Implement Diagnostics.ai System to Improve Infectious Disease Testing Premium Sep 27, 2019 Hearing Loss GWAS of UK Biobank Samples Implicates More Than 40 Loci Jul 15, 2019 Anorexia GWAS Yields Risk Loci with Metabolic, Psychiatric Overlap Jun 7, 2019 NIPT Trisomy 21 Screening Works Equally Well in Twin and Singleton Pregnancies, Study Finds Mar 8, 2019 Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia GWAS Implicates Risk Loci with Links to Immune System Nov 20, 2018 BMI-Related Variants in Children May Influence Parental Feeding Patterns May 21, 2018 Glaucoma Risk Factor Linked to More Than 100 Genetic Loci in Europeans May 8, 2018 Skin Tanning Tied to 20 Genetic Loci in Large European GWAS Apr 30, 2018 Study Links BRCA1/2 Germline Mutations to Platinum Drug Response in TNBC Apr 16, 2018 Hundreds of Loci Linked to Hair Color in GWAS Meta-Analysis Feb 2, 2018 HLA Variants Key to Predicting Kidney Transplant Outcomes Dec 11, 2017 Combined Genetic, Imaging Study Links PPARG Variability to Brain Changes in Preterm Infants May 3, 2017 ALS Associated With Defects in Vesicular Trafficking Protein Mar 21, 2017 Alzheimer's Disease Risk Score Developed Based on Multiple Risk Variants Jan 5, 2017 Twin Study Teases Out Genetic, Environmental Contributors To Immune Phenotypes Jul 11, 2016 Ten New Lupus-Linked Loci Uncovered Through GWAS Meta-Analysis Jul 5, 2016 Synchronous Colorectal Cancers Contain Distinct Mutations, Coincide With Inherited Immune Mutations Load More Breaking News Canadian Healthcare Providers, Policymakers Value Different Aspects of Clinical Genomic Sequencing New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Bio-Rad, NanoString, More People in the News at OraSure, Element Biosciences, Micronoma, More Guardant Health Files Motions to Dismiss, Change Venue in Illumina Patent Lawsuit In Brief This Week: SQI Diagnostics, T2 Biosystems, Enhanc3D, QuidelOrtho, More Illumina, Precision Health Research Singapore Partner for 100K Genomes Population Study The Scan Blend of Omicron With Delta The Associated Press reports that currently circulating Omicron variants have some features previously seen in the Delta variant. Limited Contrast The New York Times reports that there is a shortage of a contrast agent used for some medical scans. Pig Improvement Farmers in China are using genetics to improve their hog herds, according to Reuters. Science Papers Present Way to Molecularly Classify Prostate Cancer, Saliva-Based SARS-CoV-2 Test, More In Science this week: approach to molecularly classify prostate tumors, saliva-based test for SARS-CoV-2, and more.