NICHD Not Taking the Post Following discrimination allegations, NICHD's Constantine Stratakis withdraws from a new position at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center, Science reports. Type 2 Diabetes Risk for Women With Gestational Diabetes is Increased by Genetic Factors A high genetic risk score was associated with increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes in both a US and a Danish cohort of women with gestational diabetes. All of Us Research Program, NICHD Team Up for Pregnancy Study The pilot seeks to enroll 100 All of Us participants who are pregnant into the ongoing NICHD's PregSource initiative, which collects patient-reported data. HudsonAlpha Wins $12.4M in NIH Grants for Population Genomics, Pediatric Sequencing The institute will apply long-read sequencing to the NIH All of Us program and conduct pediatric sequencing for cancer and birth defect studies. Late-Onset Preeclampsia Markers Proposed From Proteomic Study Investigators identified candidate protein markers from aptamer-based proteomic profiles of samples from women with or without late-onset preeclampsia. Jul 1, 2016 Jackson Lab Gene Expression Database Gets $10.5M in NICHD Funding Dec 17, 2014 First Newborn Sequencing Study Gets FDA Green Light While Others Still Await Approval Premium Dec 8, 2014 NIH Language in RFAs Tells Researchers to Prepare to Discuss Study Protocols with FDA Premium Dec 4, 2014 Microduplication, Mutation Implicated in Excessive Childhood Growth Conditions Nov 25, 2014 UCSF Researchers Combine DNA Microarrays, Bioinformatics to Diagnose Endometriosis Jul 9, 2014 NIH to Fund New Pediatric Cardiac Genomics Centers Sep 25, 2013 NIH Pumps $25M into Efforts to Assess Clinical Relevance of Gene Variants Sep 4, 2013 NIH Awards up to $25M over Five Years to Teams Testing Genome Sequencing in Newborn Screening Aug 5, 2013 NICHD Wants Adult Biomarkers Tailored for Pediatric Use Jan 31, 2013 NICHD to Fund Studies of Genetic/Epigenetic Changes in Stem Cells Aug 10, 2012 NIH to Award $25M for Newborn Sequencing Studies Aug 6, 2012 Wayne State Lands Grant for Fetal Dx Jul 30, 2012 NIH to Fund New 'Omics Tools for Xenopus Research May 25, 2012 NHGRI, NICHD Plan $25M Newborn Sequencing Screening Grants Program Jan 18, 2012 CHOP to Create Long-term Newborn Screening Data Repository Oct 12, 2011 Einstein, CHOP to Study Heart Abnormality Genes Oct 6, 2011 Asuragen Using NICHHD Grant to Adapt Fragile X MDx Assay for Newborn Screening Premium Sep 27, 2011 SBIR Grant to Fund Predictive Type 1 Diabetes Assays Sep 1, 2011 NIH to Fund Pediatric Biomarker Studies Jul 11, 2011 NIH to Fund Pediatric Biorepositories for e-MERGE Network Load More Breaking News GenXys, Helix Partner to Provide Clinical Decision Support for PGx Testing Persephone Biosciences, Janssen Biotech Ink Biomaker Discovery Agreement Personal Genome Diagnostics, Cleveland Clinic Join Forces to Advance Liquid Biopsy PhenoTips Raises C$2.5M in Seed Funding Fauna Bio Raises $9M in Seed Money Phosphorus Wins Conditional New York State Approval for GeneCompass Consumer Test The Scan Two J&J Doses Johnson & Johnson says two doses of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine provides increased protection against symptomatic COVID-19, CNN reports. Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Response in Kids The Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in a lower-dose format appears to generate an immune response among children, according to the Washington Post. Chicken Changes to Prevent Disease The Guardian writes that researchers are looking at gene editing chickens to help prevent future pandemics. PNAS Papers on Siberian Dog Ancestry, Insect Reproduction, Hippocampal Neurogenesis In PNAS this week: ancestry and admixture among Siberian dogs, hormone role in fruit fly reproduction, and more.