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Through prospective pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma testing, researchers saw germline mutations in new genes and in cases outside of current germline testing criteria.
The blood-based test is based on three serum biomarkers —matrix metallopeptidase-9, neuron-specific enolase, and vascular cellular adhesion molecule-1.
The researchers noted that the results "highlight the great potential of nanopore sequencing to analyze broad microbial community trends."
The organizations in the consortium will identify, characterize, and catalog human biological molecules affected by physical activity in volunteer biosamples.
Variant data for thousands of Europeans led to seven facial feature-associated sites in the genome, including loci near development or disease-related genes.
The prospective multi-site research study aims to determine the mutation prevalence of pancreatic cancer patients with a hereditary predisposition to the disease.
Gene expression patterns in nearly 150 post-mortem brain samples hinted at age-related changes to the circadian rhythm of transcripts in the human cortex.
Microarrays can detect smaller deletions in genes relevant to diseases like acute lymphoblastic leukemia, offering insight into diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis.
The institute, which has been a Comprehensive Cancer Center since 1990, also received a $25.6 million grant from NCI in conjunction with the renewal.
A trend towards more precise Cas9 activity promises spatial and temporal control over the nuclease and could reduce risky off-target activity in gene editing.
The editorial board of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says other lawmakers should take Florida's approach and provide additional protections against genetic discrimination.
The Hill reports 17 states and the District of Columbia are suing over a new policy that would strip international students of their visas if they only attend classes online.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employees call on the agency to label racism a public health crisis and examine its own policies, NPR reports.
In PNAS this week: genetic evidence for Inca resettlement, analysis of spermatogonial stem cell transcriptomes, and more.