The All of Us program aims to enroll 1 million Americans willing to donate biological samples and share a variety of genetic and health data.
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.
Russian CRISPR researcher moves along with plans to ultimately alter the genes of embryos of deaf couples, though awaits regulatory approval, Nature News reports.
University of California, San Francisco, researchers have uncovered a gene mutations that appears to make a father-son duo more efficient sleepers.
NPR reports a large health insurer has begun to cover some pharmacogenetic tests for psychiatric drugs.
In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of non-syndromic orofacial cleft subtypes, epigenetic and transcriptomic analysis of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, and more.