NINDS Two Studies Uncover Risk Loci for Age-Associated Neurodegenerative Disorders One study found new risk loci for Alzheimer's disease, while the other focused on Lewy body dementia risk. NINDS Awards Coriell Institute $7.7M to Support Biorepository Under the terms of the five-year grant, Coriell will continue to support the NINDS Human Genetics Research Center. Touch Perception Linked to Ion Channel Using Patient Exome Data Mutations in the PIEZO2 gene in two individuals with undiagnosed muscle, sensory, and skeletal conditions suggest the protein product plays a role in touch perception. NINDS Awards $112K to Brigham and Women's for T-cell Expression Profiling The grant from NINDS funds a gene expression analysis core for an existing project on type 1 regulatory T-cell development. NIH Funds Centers to Investigate Genetic, Other Risk Factors for Sudden Death in Epilepsy The NIH has funded nine projects $5.9 million to investigate the biological and genetic etiology of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy Jul 30, 2014 NINDS to Fund Imaging, Omics Effort to Understand Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Jun 18, 2014 NINDS to Fund Biomarker ID, Assay Optimization Studies for Parkinson's Disease Jun 12, 2014 NIH to Fund Genomics Studies Linking HLA and KIR Regions with Diseases Nov 25, 2013 RNAi Screen Finds Regulators of Parkin, Suggests Possible Therapeutic Targets Sep 4, 2013 Benaroya Lands NIH Grant to Study Molecular Mechanisms in Cells Involved in MS Mar 7, 2013 NINDS Funds Brigham and Women's Researcher for Parkinson's Biomarker Study Jan 25, 2013 Partners in NIH Parkinson's Program Hope Combination of Proteomics Approaches Will ID Useful Markers Premium Jan 15, 2013 New NIH Funding Launches Parkinson's Biomarker Program Oct 1, 2012 NCI to Fund SPORE Programs Targeting Specific Organ Cancers Jul 17, 2012 NINDS to Fund Hunt for Epilepsy-Related Genes Mar 16, 2012 NINDS Launches Parkinson's Disease Biomarkers Program with New Grants Mar 14, 2012 Marker Gene Gets $1.6M SBIR Grant to Build Out Screening Tech for Lysosomal Storage Disease Oct 28, 2011 Duke to Lead $25M Epilepsy Research Project Oct 13, 2011 NINDS Funds Salk Neuroscience Core Center Jun 10, 2011 NINDS to Fund Biomarkers for Spinal Muscular Atrophy May 13, 2011 NINDS Eyes Next-Gen Sequencing Needs Mar 16, 2011 HudsonAlpha to use Sequencing to Uncover Genes Responsible for Adverse Drug Response in Parkinson's Premium Nov 29, 2010 NINDS Plans Epilepsy Genetics 'Center' Sep 28, 2010 NINDS Offers $8M for Parkinson's Centers Aug 20, 2010 NIH to Fund Neurobiological Assay Research Load More Breaking News Roche Receives EUA for PCR-Based, Point-of-Care SARS-CoV-2 Test Decode Study Identifies Proteomic Predictors of All-Cause Mortality In Brief This Week: Natera, Bruker, Bayer, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Labcorp, Omniseq, Dovetail Genomics, DNA Script, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, Strata Oncology, Bionano Genomics, More Co-Diagnostics Gets CE Mark for Saliva-Based Molecular SARS-CoV-2 Test The Scan Billions for Antivirals The US is putting $3.2 billion toward a program to develop antivirals to treat COVID-19 in its early stages, the Wall Street Journal reports. NFT of the Web Tim Berners-Lee, who developed the World Wide Web, is auctioning its original source code as a non-fungible token, Reuters reports. 23andMe on the Nasdaq 23andMe's shares rose more than 20 percent following its merger with a special purpose acquisition company, as GenomeWeb has reported. Science Papers Present GWAS of Brain Structure, System for Controlled Gene Transfer In Science this week: genome-wide association study ties variants to white matter stricture in the brain, and more.