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The international team of researchers uncovered more than 100 loci, mostly novel, through their analysis of a cohort of nearly 300,000 people.

King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.

A King's College London-led team performed a genome-wide association study of kidney transplant donors and recipients.

Researchers used a machine learning approach to link variants in the PPARG gene to abnormal brain development seen among preterm infants.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: influence of gene environment interactions on polygenic traits, epigenetic features affecting fruit fly foraging, and more.

Rare mutations in the ANXA11 gene showed up in cases with familial and sporadic forms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Epidemiological clues and genotyping data from tens of thousands of individuals with or without Alzheimer's led to an age-specific polygenic risk score.

With tens of thousands of immune cell measurements for almost 500 individuals, researchers saw enhanced genetic influence over some adaptive immune traits.

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.

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In an against-all-odds twist, a researcher studying exceeding rare FOXG1 mutations discovers her daughter has the syndrome.

An effort by Genomics Medicine Ireland is creating a database of diseases based on the genomics of people in Ireland. It now is looking into the possibility of including Scotland in its work.

In recent weeks, the direct-to-consumer genetics firm has rolled out a health hub where customers can share information concerning 18 common health conditions.

In PLOS this week, new genes associated with prostate cancer risk, genetic patterns in M. bovis, and more.