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A meta-analysis based on genotyping data for more than 400,000 people with or without the disease led to 17 new risk loci mined for candidate genes

The initiative was launched to conduct a large-scale study of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease to advance the discovery of biomarkers of the conditions.

UPenn will establish the Coordinating Center for Genetics and Genomics of Alzheimer's Disease in collaboration with five other institutions.

The agency will soon accept applications from institutions interested in assuming responsibility for its Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease Data Storage Site.

The agency said that it will provide up to five years of funding to one institute to run the National Cell Repository for Alzheimer's Disease.

The award will support a collection of biosamples used in aging research and housed at the institute.

The National Institutes of Health plans to fund a coordination center to facilitate the replication phase of the Alzheimer's Disease Sequencing Project.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institute on Aging plans to award up to $800,000 next year to investigators' efforts to develop and plan research projects that will examine epigenetic factors involved in age-related diseases, NIA said Friday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In Nature Genetics, an international team led by investigators at the National Institute on Aging presented findings from a meta-analysis of Parkinson's disease genome-wi

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institutes of Health will pump up to $24 million into research programs that will analyze genomic data from thousands of Alzheimer's patients in search of variants that may be involved in or affect the disease.

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.