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Since it was established in 2002, the consortium has identified about 200 previously unknown IBD susceptibility loci.

A suite of assays published today in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics tackles issues with genetic testing, making it more robust and affordable. 

The portal offers access to genotype, phenotype, and clinical data related to type 2 diabetes as well as computational tools for querying the information. 

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institutes of Health will provide $3 million in 2015 to fund research aimed at characterizing genetic variants associated with type 2 diabetes, NIH said on Friday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health has provided tens of millions of dollars in new funding to support three new Comprehensive Metabolomics Centers at Mayo Clinic, the University of Kentucky, and the University of Florida that will support metabolomics research in their

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Multiplex assay development firm Genalyte today announced it has been awarded a $500,000 Small Business Innovation Research grant to develop multiplexed diagnostic assays for the early detection and monitoring of type 1 diabetes.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases plans to spend $1.5 million next year to fund a number of studies that will explore the molecular anatomy of pain receptors that are associated with pain in the urinary tract and pelvic region.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Medical College of Wisconsin and the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute plan to use a $4.3 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to study a number of genes that may be involved in type 1 diabetes.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have received a four-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the effect of single nucleotide polymorphisms on a special class of proteins that regulate the expression of genes in re

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Customers might want to consider what they might learn about their risk of diseases like Alzheimer's before snagging the genetic testing kits that are on many gift guides this year, NJ.com writes.

The Wall Street Journal reports there is uncertainty surrounding whether He Jiankui's embryo editing did what he said it did.

Stat News reports that the pause on procuring fetal tissue for intramural US National Institutes of Health research will soon affect additional labs there.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of the invasive fall webworm, amp of constrained coding regions within the human genome, and more.