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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers from the UK and several other countries used sequencing and SNP analyses to characterize African and Asian populations of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falci

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Late-onset Alzheimer's disease is linked to potentially targetable changes to specific pathways and processes in the brain, according to a new molecular network-based analysis of the condition.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In The Lancet, UK researchers reported on a whole-genome sequencing-based study of multi-drug resistant Mycobacterium abscessus transmissi

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Blueprint Medicines today announced a collaboration with Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center to identify new cancer targets.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – MolecularMD today said it has licensed a genetic marker for the development of diagnostic assays for non-small cell lung cancer.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A pair of studies appearing online today in Neuron have unearthed new inherited recessive mutations that appear to either contribute to or cause autism spectrum disorder.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Massachusetts General Hospital researchers have received a $5.4 million grant to use genome sequencing in studies aimed at discovering switches in Alzheimer's-linked genes and how these may be controlled by environmental factors.

Massachusetts General Hospital's Diagnostic Molecular Pathology Laboratory and Translational Research Laboratory are planning to implement next-generation sequencing for screening cancer patients.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – PerkinElmer today announced a collaboration with researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital for the development of a sequencing informatics system to profile genetic changes in tumors.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – What were the articles that gained the most interest from GenomeWeb Daily News' readers last week? Here are the top five:

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The Washington Post reports that Herbert Tabor, who worked at the US National Institutes of Health for 77 years, has died at 101.

The World Bank is seeking approval for a $12 billion plan to provide low-income nations with funds to procure SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, according to Reuters.

Science writes that public health officials and others are debating whether cycle threshold values should be included on SARS-CoV-2 results.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: online database of SARS-CoV-2 protein structures, atlas of the human brain, and more.