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British genomics interpretation software vendor Congenica will help researchers analyze WGS and WES in search of a genetic cause for sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.

A University College London professor calls for more genetic research on more ethnically diverse populations, according to the Guardian.

The WGS workflow for diagnosing pediatric genetic diseases uses off-the-shelf products and fits into standard diagnostic laboratory procedures.

Researchers identified rare, functionally disruptive variants in the voltage-gated sodium channel gene SCN4A in a small subset of SIDS cases.

In Genome Biology this week: transcription factor use among brittle stars, single-cell RNA sequencing strategy, and more.

The Epigenetics For Female Personalised Cancer Care (EpiFemCare) project recently published its findings in two papers in the journal Genome Medicine.

The model aims to uncover stroke patients at high, medium, or low risk of cerebral amyloid angiopathy, which is linked to additional strokes or dementia.

Based on their genome-wide association study, investigators argued that the dementia condition is not simply an extension of Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease.

The team said that by understanding why some members of this family don't feel pain, they could unearth new drug targets to treat others with chronic pain.

The Philosopher's DNA

The Telegraph reports that philosopher Jeremy Bentham is to have his DNA tested.

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In PLOS this week: preconception carrier screening program results, comparative genomics-based analysis of Elizabethkingia meningoseptica, and more.

Canadian regulators are beginning to share information from new drug studies, Undark reports.

In a column at the Dallas Morning News, the Stanley Medical Research Institute's E. Fuller Torrey says the Human Genome Project hasn't delivered on promised results.

Researchers explore a possible genetic cause for some cases of sudden infant death syndrome, KOMO News reports.