University of Helsinki Common Disease Polygenic Risk Scores Show Poor Cross-Ancestry Performance Using data from six international cohorts, researchers explored cross-ancestry transferability of PRSs for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, breast cancer, and prostate cancer. Ovarian Cancer Chemotherapy Resistance Linked to Stress-Associated Gene Expression Features By sequencing RNA in pre- and post-treatment cancer samples, researchers saw tumor and microenvironment features coinciding with poor neoadjuvant chemotherapy response. Migraine GWAS Points to Subtype-Specific Loci, Potential Mechanisms Researchers linked migraine risk to 123 loci, including risk variants not found in the past and loci implicated in migraine subtypes. Finnish Population Genetic Analysis Reflects Recent Historical Events With genetic data from nearly 18,500 Finnish individuals, investigators retraced fine-scale population patterns in the country over several decades. European Project Sets Out to Harness Genomics Data, AI to Create New Predictive Tools Premium Called Intervene, the project will use genomic and health data from biorepositories along with machine learning methods to develop new clinical predictive tools. Oct 29, 2020 COVID-19 Human Genetic Studies Presented at ASHG Point to Disease Susceptibility, Severity Loci Sep 9, 2020 Primary Lymphedema Genetic Study Reveals Role for Angiopoietin Gene Jul 10, 2020 Study Spells Out Immune, Genomic, Epigenomic Interactions in Hematological Malignancies Mar 26, 2020 COVID-19 Host Susceptibility Studies Ramp Up Internationally Nov 15, 2019 Ancient Mitochondrial Genomes Reveal Longstanding Lineages in Finland Jul 25, 2019 Lynch Syndrome Mutation Study Suggests Changes to Clinical Management May 16, 2019 Liquid Biopsy Approach Identifies Mutations to Predict Ovarian Cancer Treatment Response Premium Mar 27, 2019 Antibiotic Resistance in European Wastewater Microbes Coincides with Regional Clinical Resistance Feb 25, 2019 Autism Spectrum Disorder GWAS Highlights Common Risk Variants, Overlap With Other Conditions Nov 27, 2018 Ancient Genomes Trace Siberian Ancestry Among Finns, Saami Oct 22, 2018 ASHG: High Polygenic Risk Score for Heart Disease Motivates Patients to Make Lifestyle Changes May 3, 2018 Migraine Risk Contributions From Common Variants Supported by New Studies Jan 10, 2018 Amgen Finland, BC Platforms Partner to Link Genomic Data, EMRs in Disease Studies Premium Dec 19, 2017 Finnish Researchers, Pharma Partners to Genotype 500K Samples as Part of New €59M Study Premium Nov 8, 2017 Labcyte, U of Helsinki Extend Personalized Medicine Collaboration May 8, 2017 Silver Birch Tree Genome Highlights Local Adaptations Oct 11, 2016 MediSapiens Joins Canine Genomics Project Jun 27, 2016 Regeneron, Scandanavian Schools to Study Genetics of Diabetes May 23, 2016 DNA Sequencing Proving Useful for Virus ID, Say Clinical Virology Symposium Presenters Jan 26, 2016 Early-Life Antibiotic Use Affects Gut Microbiome Composition, New Study Says Load More Breaking News Canadian Healthcare Providers, Policymakers Value Different Aspects of Clinical Genomic Sequencing New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Bio-Rad, NanoString, More People in the News at OraSure, Element Biosciences, Micronoma, More Guardant Health Files Motions to Dismiss, Change Venue in Illumina Patent Lawsuit In Brief This Week: SQI Diagnostics, T2 Biosystems, Enhanc3D, QuidelOrtho, More Illumina, Precision Health Research Singapore Partner for 100K Genomes Population Study The Scan Blend of Omicron With Delta The Associated Press reports that currently circulating Omicron variants have some features previously seen in the Delta variant. Limited Contrast The New York Times reports that there is a shortage of a contrast agent used for some medical scans. Pig Improvement Farmers in China are using genetics to improve their hog herds, according to Reuters. Science Papers Present Way to Molecularly Classify Prostate Cancer, Saliva-Based SARS-CoV-2 Test, More In Science this week: approach to molecularly classify prostate tumors, saliva-based test for SARS-CoV-2, and more.