University of Glasgow

Mishandling Them

The Guardian reports that labs in the UK have had safety incidents involving pathogens.

Salmon with shorter telomeres survive to make the trip back to their river homes, New Scientist reports.

The University of Edinburgh analyzed more than 6,000 genomes in a year, an effort made possible by a computing center dubbed a "genome factory" by its director.

Researchers profiling pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors detected inherited cancer-related mutations in nearly one-fifth of affected individuals.

The Stoller Biomarker Discovery Centre, funded by the UK's Medical Research Council, recently opened to develop mass spec-based research for varied diseases.

The node will act as a center for molecular diagnostics research, discovery, and development, and will integrate with existing initiatives.

Using genomic and other technologies, researchers will develop tools to identify HAIs, identify patients at risk for them, and investigate more effective use of antibiotics. 

The universities are partnering with Illumina to supply next-generation sequencing instruments to drive research in cancer, personalized medicine, and agriculture.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Glasgow said yesterday it will use £3 million ($5 million) from the Scottish government to support a new imaging center and stratified medicine clinical research program.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Oxford BioDynamics and the University of Glasgow today announced a partnership to identify biomarkers for the differentiation of responders from non-responders to methotrexate in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

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CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.