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In PLOS this week: tool for uncovering gene-trait associations from transcriptome-wide association studies, analysis of gene amplification in bladder cancer, and more.

In PNAS this week: GWAS of TLV-1-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis, analysis of twins with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and more.

A UCLA-led team uncovered differences in DNA methylation patterns between patients with persistent and resolving methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections.

The gift from philanthropists Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg will support a new center within UCLA's Institute for Precision Health and a patient clinic.

The group is validating a next-generating sequencing assay that detects EGFR mutations in ultrashort circulating tumor DNA in matched plasma and saliva samples.

The researchers will compare saliva and plasma samples from 50 patients with non-small cell lung cancer to identify circulating tumor DNA in saliva.

In PNAS this week: droplet-based mRNA sequencing strategy, secretome mouse model, and more.

In Genome Research this week: approach to predict gene expression from single-cell DNA methylation profiles, oral microbiome of children with cavities, and more.

The company plans to increase the capacity of its CLIA-certified laboratory to about 100,000 SARS-CoV-2 tests per day by the end of 2020.

The B44 supertype is associated with improved survival in melanoma patients treated with immunotherapy, but less so in NSCLC patients, due to mutational differences.

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Researchers are developing a breath test to determine how severe patients' methylmalonic acidemia disease is, FierceBiotech reports.

NPR reports that vaccine developers are working on SARS-CoV-2 vaccines that are easier to store or administer than the current crop.

Reuters reports that France is to recommend that people under 55 who received one dose of AstraZeneca's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine receive a different vaccine for their second dose.