In Nature this week: GWAS of cigarette smoking behaviors, set of gene expression predictors for schizophrenia, and more.
A genome-wide association study of nearly 60 quantitative traits highlighted the links between genes, clinical measurements, and disease.
Riken researchers conducting a trial of an iPS cell treatment of age-related macular degeneration say a patient experienced swelling, according to the Japan Times.
Such an atlas could enable investigators to understand how genetic variants impact disease risk, define drug toxicities, improve therapies, and advance regenerative medicine.
In Nature this week: genomic regions affecting parental care in mice, and more.
A pair of studies also uncovered atrial fibrillation risk loci specific to East Asian populations, particularly near SH3PXD2A.
The FANTOM consortium generated an atlas of nearly 30,000 human long non-coding RNAs that suggests more than 19,000 of them are functional.
The researchers will use single-cell genomics and other approaches to generate information that could ultimately be used to diagnose, monitor, and treat disease.
A team of researchers has characterized the mutations commonly found in liver cancer, and suggests that the disease may be genomically heterogeneous.
Through a genome-wide association study, a team of researchers from Riken uncovered three loci linked to peripheral artery disease susceptibility.
Holden Thorp is to be the new editor-in-chief of Science and its related journals.
A genetic analysis of salmon scales collected over the course of a century points to a sharp decline in the number of fish returning each year to river in British Columbia, CBC reports.
Adelaide University has suspended the head of an ancient DNA lab as its investigation of workplace bullying continues, Australia's ABC News reports.
In PNAS this week: gene expression profiles of adipocyte subtypes, computational approach for improving plant expressome analysis, and more.