Having a distant relative with Alzheimer's disease may increase an individual's risk of developing the according to the Telegraph.
Four awardees will use Intermountain's NGS One Genomic Services for projects that focus on precision medicine, clinical, and translational research.
A GWAS meta-analysis involving 10,074 PCOS cases revealed three new and 11 known risk loci, along with a relatively consistent genetic architecture among cases.
In Nature this week: genomic analysis of the invasive fall webworm, amp of constrained coding regions within the human genome, and more.
Researchers used exome data for more than 123,000 individuals to map "constrained coding regions," where disease-related variants are over-represented.
A study of the detection of potential adverse drug events or interactions found that using PGx information led to better prediction of serious issues, despite no significant change overall.
In PNAS this week: influence of DNA architecture on genome editing, within-host HIV evolution, and more.
A new study shows that DNA targets bound by nucleosomes are cleaved less efficiently than targets lacking nucleosomes, which could inform target selection.
Researchers used WGS to diagnose the patients when previous testing couldn't find an underlying genetic cause for their symptoms.
In PNAS this week: Smyd1 regulates mitochondrial metabolism in the heart, evolutionary history of ASICs, and more.
The US National Institutes of Health's All of Us project awarded $4.6 million to the company Color to develop a genetic counseling resource for the program.
The Times of India reports on a pilot study that used genomic testing to determine whether patients had drug-resistant tuberculosis.
New guidelines say that more women may benefit from genetic testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, according to the Los Angeles Times.
In Cell this week: small proteins identified among human microbiome, role for tumor microbes in pancreatic cancer survival, and more.