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Researchers uncovered genetic loci that may influence why childhood cancer survivors of African ancestry are more likely to develop therapy-linked cardiomyopathy.

In Nature this week: a method called cis-X combines whole-genome and transcriptome sequencing data to identify regulatory noncoding variants, and more.

In Genome Biology this week: analysis of B cells that interact with non-small cell lung cancer tumors, population genomic analysis of Eubacterium rectale, and more.

BioSkryb will now have an exclusive global license for clinical applications of primary template directed amplification technology.

An analysis of pediatric cancer survivors suggests subsequent neoplasm risk can increase after certain genotoxic treatments in those with DNA repair gene changes.

In PNAS this week: concerns regarding proposed SARS-CoV-2 phylogenetic network, adaptations that help Enterococcus establish infections, and more.

Researchers found that 61 percent of patients they analyzed carried germline pathogenic or likely pathogenic variants in candidate cancer predisposition genes.

The researchers identified rare germline loss-of-function variants across the ELP1 gene in 14 percent of pediatric patients in a medulloblastoma subgroup.

The study suggested that ALL glucocorticoid resistance stemming from alterations that drive down CELSR2 levels might be combated with the BCL2-targeting drug venetoclax.

In PNAS this week: immune responses that affect heart transplant rejection risk, gene variants associated with thiopurine toxicity, and more.

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The Wall Street Journal reports on gaps in COVID-19 testing affecting less affluent urban areas and rural locations.

According to NBC News, new SARS-CoV-2 variants are making it harder for researchers to model the course of the pandemic.

The New York Times reports that experts say President Joe Biden's goal of vaccinating 1 million people a day in the US in the next 100 days is too low a bar.

In Science this week: single-cell lineage tracing technique applied to study lung cancer metastasis, and more.