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The 9p21.3 locus influences the expression of other genes, and affects cell adhesion and contractile force of vascular smooth muscle cells.

Use of the blood culture panel in a community hospital setting led to shorter time to targeted treatment for the patient and a shorter stay in the hospital.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Scripps Center for Executive Health will offer Pathway Genomics' genetic tests to patients through Scripps Health's network of physicians, clinics, hospitals, and other healthcare organizations.

The University of Florida Academic Health Center this week launched a new personalized medicine effort in which all patients visiting its catheterization lab will receive a multi-gene test that will be used to discern whether they are likely to respond to the anti-platelet drug c

Scripps Health is launching a clinical research study that will use whole-genome sequencing to attempt to uncover the genetic roots of rare, unknown diseases.

Focus and Quest are collaborating with clinical scientists from Scripps Translational Science Institute and Scripps Health to develop the test, which could eventually help clinicians personalize treatment with Plavix based on a patient's CYP2C19 genotype in less than an hour.

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Researchers trace DNA on a clay pipe found at a former slave site to a population that lives in what is now Sierra Leone, the Washington Post reports.

Two researchers report on their genetic analysis of samples from a shawl thought to belong to a victim of Jack the Ripper, ScienceInsider reports.

Japan is to release rules governing some gene-edited food, according to NHK World.

In PLOS this week: computational strategy for improving gene set analysis testing, miRNAs linked to sleep apnea, and more.