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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Naturally occurring mutations that disrupt NPC1L1 protein function are associated with lower plasma low-density lipoprotein levels and a reduced risk of coronary heart disease, investigators from the Myocardial Infarction Genetics Consortium

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers from the Broad Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital, Yale School of Medicine, and elsewhere have used a combination of genetic, gene expression, and epigenetic marker information to map the causal variants contributing to 21 inflammatory autoimmune conditio

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – EKF Diagnostics Holdings today said it and Massachusetts General Hospital have entered into a two-year research collaboration to develop EFK's PointMan assays for certain cancers.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers reported in Science today that they were able to culture circulating tumor cells for genomic analysis and drug susceptibility testing.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Cells that make up brain tumors are more heterogeneous than previously thought, according to a new single-cell transcriptomic analysis appearing in Science today.

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

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A sequencing analysis of New York City rats indicates they have adapted to the urban environment there, according to a recent preprint.

Ars Technica reports that a multicellular eukaryotic parasite has lost its mitochondria.

In Science this week: perspective piece says AI can accelerate drug discovery by using genomic and chemical data, and more.