BabySeq Project researchers reported that genomic sequencing could find even healthy newborns who are at risk of developing childhood-onset conditions.
Genome-wide association and meta-analyses have uncovered a dozen ADHD-related loci, providing insights into its biology and overlap with other conditions.
The projects are organized by the Eliminate Cancer Initiative, the National Brain Tumor Society, and the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.
Nature News looks into the debates surrounding polygenic risk scores.
Classifying diabetes patients by genetic pathways may help improve their management, the researchers concluded.
The international team then used the approach to show that appropriate guide RNA design can reduce off-target effects of editing in mouse livers.
These Cas inhibitors — published in two studies — inhibit the activity of several Type V-A and Type I-C CRISPR systems, including several Cas12a orthologs.
To nudge genetic testing labs to share their variant data, MGH now requires that labs to which it sends tests to contribute variants to the ClinVar database.
In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.
Genome-wide polygenic risk scores highlight those at risk of coronary artery disease, atrial fibrillation, type 2 diabetes, IBD, and breast cancer.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates more people get sick and die from drug-resistant germs than previously thought, the Washington Post reports.
According to the Associated Press, three universities and a healthcare institution are sharing a gift of $1 billion.
New rules seek to limit the type of scientific and medical research that can be used to guide public health regulations, the New York Times reports.
In Nature this week: FreeHi-C approach simulates Hi-C data from interacting genome fragments, and more.