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. 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. UPenn Reimplements Alzheimer's Disease Data Storage Site, Pushes Downstream Open-Access Research Premium The UPenn team will collect genetic information from outside patient cohorts, reorganize it in a streamlined process, and provide a database for downstream studies. 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 Pediatric Medulloblastoma Subgroups May Benefit from Lower-Dose Radiation Therapy Space Radiation Shows Limited Effects on Mammalian Sperm DNA, Fertility Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: 10x Genomics, Swift Biosciences, Agilent Technologies, More In Brief This Week: Quantum-Si, TGen, Yale, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Invitae, PGDx, Oxford Nanopore, PacBio, More The Scan Fertility Fraud Found Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today. Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports. Test Warning The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK. Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.