Scripps Translational Science Institute

The institute will use the funds to continue combining genomic and digital technologies with bioinformatics to advance medical research and clinical care.

The prospective analysis suggests that the approach could help clinicians identify patients at risk of a stroke who could benefit from anticoagulant treatment.

Scripps researchers estimate that there could have been as many as 30 different introductions of the Zika virus into Florida, Medscape Medical News says.

Researchers found evidence that mutations and age-related methylation signatures tend to persist in induced pluripotent stem cells from the elderly.

Investigators plan to expand the program nationwide, with the hope that it can help guide care for living family members and further understanding of causal diseases.

A molecular autopsy has aided a woman's search for why sudden cardiac death has stalked her family, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Genome sequences for 600 disease-free individuals over 80 years old suggest protective variants related to cognition may mitigate disease and boost healthspan.

The company said it has enlisted 23 academic and medical institutions to supply patient samples that will support the validation and launch of its tests.

The study will screen patients using a combination of genotyping and wireless sensors to develop a better diagnostic method. 

The price of WGS is at that "magic number" everyone has been waiting for, but is it enough to take genomics mainstream?

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Oxford Nanopore Technologies is looking into dual listings in London and Hong Kong, according to the South China Morning Post.

The New York Times looks into medical research funding in the US and how the grant system might not be funding the best work.

US lawmakers proposed increasing the National Science Foundation budget, including its facilities account, Science reports.

In PNAS this week: effects of gene deletions on bacterial metabolic networks, genetic responses to sea star wasting disease, and more.