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CHICAGO (GenomeWeb News) – As researchers carve out a clearer view of clonal evolution in acute myeloid leukemia, new challenges are arising in trying to understand which sets of genes may be appropriate for testing and targeting in the context of personalized patient care, attendees heard at the

COLD SPRING HARBOR, NY (GenomeWeb) – Members of a consortium focused on finding genetic culprits underlying inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, are demonstrating the utility of using a dense, array-based genotyping approach to fine map loci linked to the conditions in genome-wide association stud

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A new study is spelling out some of the distinct gut microbiome features found in individuals diagnosed with Crohn's disease who have not yet received treatment for the condition.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Treatment resistance in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia can arise through a reversible epigenetic mechanism, researchers led by Bradley Bernstein from Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University reported in

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Nature Genetics, an international team led by investigators at the University of Michigan, the Broad Institute, and Massachusetts General Hospital presented a computa

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute is providing $12 million to Partners HealthCare and its founding hospitals to create the Boston Biomedical Innovation Center to accelerate the translation of scientific discoveries into commercial products, Partners said on

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A pair of studies published online yesterday in Nature Genetics is expanding — and starting to delve into — the list of genetic loci associated with blood lipid leve

A group of researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital has developed a method using either BEAMing RT-PCR or digital droplet-based PCR to detect mutations associated with glioblastoma brain tumors in RNA extracted from extracellular vesicles released from these tumors into pa

In Nature Genetics, members of the International Headache Genetics Consortium reported on a dozen apparent risk loci for migraine headaches, including five not descr

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Bioethicists disagree with a research team's decision to allow the return of risk results for adult-onset conditions from a newborn sequencing project, according to Reuters.

Alterations to particular gene may enable the Quechua of Peru to better tolerate high-altitude life, Ars Technica reports.

Nature News reports that additional South Korean researchers have included the names of children on scientific papers when they did not contribute to the work.

In PLOS this week: statistical approach to prioritize rare variant searches, gene expression alterations in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and more.