Newcastle University Skin Cell Atlas Elucidates Pathological Cell States Underlying Inflammatory Skin Diseases Researchers profiled the transcriptomes of more than 500,000 single cells from human fetal skin and adult skin with atopic dermatitis and psoriasis. Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Progression Can Be Traced by Gene Expression Signature A transcriptomic study found 25 genes that are differentially expressed at various disease stages, suggesting the proteins they encode could serve as biomarkers. Human Kidney Immune Cell Map Reveals Multiple Infection Protection Zones Researchers from Wellcome Sanger Institute and elsewhere found that the immune landscape of the kidney is zoned to counter dominant immunological challenges. European Cancer Charities Award $39.4M in Research Grants The funding is being provided by three charities under a program designed to facilitate collaboration between research groups from different institutions. Single-Cell Transcriptome Atlas Elucidates Features Shared by Cancerous, Normal Kidneys By sequencing 72,501 individual kidney cells, researchers saw some shared transcriptional patterns in kidney cancers and developing or adult kidneys. Jun 5, 2017 With Moon Software Launch, Diploid Aims to Accelerate Diagnosis of Rare Genetic Diseases Premium Mar 24, 2014 Chromothripsis Event Touches off Development of Rare Form of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Jan 24, 2013 Europe Pumps $50M into Genome-based International Rare Disease Projects Nov 29, 2012 DNA2.0, Newcastle University Partner to Develop Expression System for B. Subtillis May 24, 2012 UK Agency Granting $7.9M to Develop Synthetic Bio Technology Platform Feb 2, 2011 MDxHealth Nets Methylation Biomarker Deal with Pfizer, Partners for PARP Inhibitor Premium Feb 2, 2011 iSAEC Using HMO Research Network's EMRs to Recruit Patients for PGx Studies Premium Sep 30, 2010 SAEC Names New Partners, Launches Stage II Sep 9, 2010 SAEC Partners with Liverpool, Newcastle Universities on PGx Aug 12, 2009 Horizon Racks Up More Academic Research, Licensing Deals with Torino, Newcastle Universities Premium Aug 11, 2009 Newcastle University to Use Horizon's X-MAN Models Feb 19, 2009 Genetics Improves Some Warfarin Dosing; Clinical Trials Next Breaking News Eagle Biosciences, Genetic Analysis Ink Distribution Agreement for Gut Microbiota Test Centogene Q1 Revenues Grow More Than Fivefold Driven by COVID-19 Testing Epizyme Partnering With Quest Diagnostics for Lymphoma Mutation Testing Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel Type 1 Diabetes GWAS, Fine-Mapping Leads to New Genetic Loci, Potential Drug Targets LSU Health Sciences Center Wins $2.4M to Lead SARS-CoV-2 Variant Sequencing Program The Scan Missed Early Cases A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports. Limited Journal Editor Diversity A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist. How Much of a Threat? Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned. PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.