University of Alabama at Birmingham
New Osteoarthritis Genetic Risk Loci Uncovered in Multi-Ancestry Analyses
Researchers tracked down osteoarthritis-associated loci, along with related biological pathways, using data for nearly 484,400 Million Veteran Program and UK Biobank participants.
NIH Earmarks $170M for All of Us Program's Personalized Nutrition Study
The project will use genomic and other health data from All of Us Research Program participants to study factors that can inform personalized nutrition recommendations.
Most Genetic Counselors Encounter Discrepant Variant Classifications, Must Work Out Interpretations
While neither common nor rare, discrepant variant classification can affect the management of patient care, and there are efforts to improve interpretations.
Eurofins Viracor, Cleveland Clinic Sign License Deal for Kidney Transplant Rejection Biomarker Test
The test, which was developed by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic and the University of Alabama, looks for RNA molecules in urine that indicate rejection.
Nonprofit Friends of Cancer Research Launches Public-Private HRD Harmonization Project
The consortium aims to harmonize the use of homologous recombination deficiency as a biomarker to guide certain treatment types in cancer patients.