NIA NIH, Partners Commit $74.9M to New Phase of Alzheimer's Program AMP AD 2.0 will look to bring precision medicine technologies to Alzheimer's biomarker and target discovery over the next five year. IsoPlexis Receives $2M SBIR Grant for Alzheimer's Research The Phase 2 grant is for work the company is doing to analyze the proteomic responses of immune cells in patients with Alzheimer's and related conditions. Alzheimer's Disease Test Firm DiamiR Awarded Additional $345K From NIA The blood-based test is designed to detect changes in levels of microRNAs that are enriched in specific brain regions affected by Alzheimer's disease. Nucleic Acids Research Papers Explore Regulatory Networks, Cellular Senescence, More In Nucleic Acids Research this week: approach to generate chromatin interaction networks, signature of cellular senescence, and more. Alzheimer's Disease Meta-Analysis Identifies Five New Risk Genes The findings implicated immune response, lipid metabolism, tau binding proteins, and amyloid precursor protein metabolism pathways in disease risk. Mar 21, 2018 Loss-of-Function KIF5A Mutations Linked to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Sep 11, 2017 Parkinson's Disease GWAS Meta-Analysis Leads to Candidate Genes Sep 8, 2016 Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative Enters Third Phase Jun 24, 2016 UPenn-Led Consortium Awarded $10.8M NIH Grant to Study Genomics of Alzheimer's Disease Dec 7, 2015 NIA Seeks Applications for Alzheimer's Disease Data Storage Site Aug 3, 2015 NIA Seeks Applications for Alzheimer's Disease Biorepository Jun 10, 2015 Coriell Institute Awarded $6.5M to Support Aging Research Nov 26, 2014 NIH to Fund Coordination Center for Alzheimer's Research Sep 15, 2014 NIA to Fund Planning Projects for Epigenetics Studies of Age-related Conditions Jul 31, 2014 Genomics in the Journals: Arrays 2014.07.31 Jul 7, 2014 NIH Injects $24M into Alzheimer's Genomics Studies Jun 14, 2014 Emory Wins $7.2M from NIA for Proteomic Discovery, Validation of Alzheimer's Drug Targets Premium Dec 2, 2013 NIH Unleashing Alzheimer's Project Whole Genome Sequence Data Sep 18, 2013 NIH Alzheimer's Funding Blast Fuels Omics-focused Projects Aug 8, 2013 NIA to Fund Studies Using Stem Cell Tools to Understand Alzheimer's Variants Jul 2, 2013 NIA to Fund Research into Basis of Pulmonary Aging Apr 1, 2013 NIA to Fund Researchers Taking Second Look at Existing Datasets, Biospecimens Feb 12, 2013 MDA Funds ALS Exome Sequencing Partnership with NIH Oct 22, 2012 NIA to Spend $23M on Studies Seeking Alzheimer's Targets Aug 17, 2012 NIA to Fund Molecular Studies of Circadian Clocks' Roles in Aging Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.