Riken Immuno-Genomic Features Predict Treatment Response in Esophageal Carcinoma Researchers developed a machine learning tool that combines the features to predict response to platinum-based neoadjuvant chemotherapy. Amoy Diagnostics CDx Gets Japanese Approval to ID NSCLC Patients Eligible for Tepmetko The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare has approved AmoyDx's PLC Panel for use in identifying NSCLC patients with MET exon 14 skipping alterations. AmoyDx PCR Panel Receives Japanese Approval as CDx for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Therapies The Japanese MHLW approved the real-time PCR-based test as a CDx to detect four driver genes for nine associated NSCLC targeted therapies. Coronary Artery Disease Loci Identified in Japanese GWAS, Trans-Ancestry Meta-Analysis Researchers found ancestry-specific risk variants and developed a better polygenic risk score based on a GWAS and subsequent meta-analysis. Large-Scale Japanese GWAS Uncovers Two Novel Loci Associated With Lung Cancer, Heart Disease The GWAS of more than 200,000 Japanese individuals across 42 diseases identified 25 novel loci shared between Japanese and European populations. Apr 14, 2020 New Studies Compare, Set Benchmarks for Single-Cell RNA Sequencing Methods Premium Mar 16, 2020 Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $400K in Funding for Asian Immune Cell Atlas Project Nov 22, 2019 Breast Cancer GWAS Leads to New Risk Loci in Japanese Population Nov 12, 2019 Supercentenarians Have Increased Levels of Cytotoxic CD4 T Cells Feb 5, 2018 Genetic Analysis Reveals Relationship Between Clinical Measurements, Disease Traits Oct 23, 2017 Human Cell Atlas Consortium Aims to Complete First Draft by 2022 Premium Apr 17, 2017 New Variants Linked to Atrial Fibrillation Risk Mar 1, 2017 Atlas of Long Non-Coding RNAs Suggests Many Are Functional Oct 28, 2016 Enabled by Single-Cell Genomics, International Team Launches Human Cell Atlas Initiative Premium Apr 11, 2016 Liver Cancer Marked by Both Noncoding, Structural Mutations, Study Finds Oct 21, 2015 Researchers Link Loci Near Three Genes to Peripheral Artery Disease Risk Mar 31, 2015 Riken-Genesis to Offer Advaita Gene Pathway Analysis Platform in Japan Dec 18, 2014 Riken Team Uses Phenotypic, Gene Expression Analysis to Elucidate Bacterial Drug Resistance Mar 27, 2014 Genomics in the Journals: Mar 27, 2014 Mar 14, 2014 New Zenbu Browser Improves Visualization, Analysis for Large-Scale Transcriptome Studies Premium Sep 17, 2013 Riken Teams with Indian Research Centers Aug 8, 2013 Riken, DNAForm Team Develops 'Eprobes' for Combined Real-Time PCR, Melt Curve Analysis Premium Jul 17, 2013 Mayo Team Forging Ahead With Promising Markers for Predicting Preventive Breast Cancer Therapy Response Premium May 7, 2013 Researchers Present Streamlined Poly-A Tailing-based Strategy for Single-cell RNA-sequencing Premium Apr 29, 2013 New Genomes Serve as Source of Information on Turtle Evolution, Adaptation Load More Breaking News Cancer Prognoses Informed by Module-Based Approach, Study Finds People in the News at Illumina, Centogene, BioSkryb New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, BD, Analytik Jena, BioMérieux Genetic Technologies to Raise A$5M in Direct Stock Offering In Brief This Week: SD Biosensors, Meridian, Oncocyte, Opko Health, GeneDx, More The Scan Study Reveals New Details About Genetics of Major Cause of Female Infertility Researchers in Nature Medicine conducted a whole-exome sequencing study of mote than a thousand patients with premature ovarian insufficiency. Circulating Tumor DNA Shows Potential as Biomarker in Rare Childhood Cancer A study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology has found that circulating tumor DNA levels in rhabdomyosarcoma may serve as a biomarker for prognosis. Study Recommends Cancer Screening for Dogs Beginning Age Seven, Depending on Breed PetDx researchers report in PLOS One that annual cancer screening for dogs should begin by age seven. White-Tailed Deer Harbor SARS-CoV-2 Variants No Longer Infecting Humans, Study Finds A new study in PNAS has found that white-tailed deer could act as a reservoir of SARS-CoV-2 variants no longer found among humans.