Researchers identified blood lipid-associated adipose tissue methylation marks with an epigenome-wide association study on obese individuals undergoing bariatric surgery.
With genealogical data for 3.4 million individuals from Quebec, investigators traced a rare heart and digestive disease back to two 17th century founder families.
In Genome Research this week: a physical and genetic map of Cannabis sativa, evaluation of family- and population-based imputation tools, and more.
Simulated population data suggests that the lifetime risk of cervical cancer is lower for women who stop screening after a negative DNA test for oncogenic HPV.
Using data for more than 500,000 individuals, researchers found 15 fracture-linked loci and saw genetic interactions between fracture and bone mineral density.
The effort aims to sequence at least 150 animals, plants, and microbes selected for their potential benefits to Canada in the next three years.
In PLOS this week: tick salivary transcriptome, genetic risk scores for type 1 diabetes, and more.
Partnering with researchers at McGill University, the Johns Hopkins team that developed the method has now demonstrated its power in a much larger group of patients.
Genome Canada and its partners recently funded two new initiatives with C$255 that will back precision medicine, genomics, and technology development.
Stat News reports that researchers are not good at predicting whether a clinical trial will be successful.
Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.
St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.
In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.