University of Utah New ALS Risk Gene Suggests Role for Apoptosis Rare variants in the TP73 gene affect protein function, increase apoptosis, and lead to the impaired development of motor neurons, according to a new study. Datavant, Cerebral Palsy Research Network Seek Genetic Clues to CP Barrow Neurological Institute and the University of Utah will use Datavant technology to link known mutations to phenotypes in the disease registry. RenalytixAI Inks Deal to Introduce Kidney Function Testing Platform at University of Utah Health RenalytixAI will provide financial support to the University of Utah in the form of sponsored research into kidney disease progression, treatment, and biomarkers. Family Study Finds Germline Mutation Rates Predict Longevity, Fertility Study subjects of both sexes who had low germline mutation rates lived nearly five years longer than individuals with high mutation rates. University of Utah Spinout Eigengene Developing Genome-Wide Signatures for Cancer Diagnostics Premium Launched in 2016 by researchers in Utah, the firm recently published a genome-wide signature that predicts survival of glioblastoma patients. Feb 20, 2020 Ancestors of Neanderthals, Denisovans Interbred With 'Superarchaic' Hominin Aug 26, 2019 NIH Awards $9.1M to Support Community Outreach Efforts for All of Us Program Mar 7, 2019 Intermountain Awards More Than $400K in Precision Medicine Grants Dec 21, 2018 PCOS GWAS Points to Consistent Genetic Contributors Across Diagnostic Criteria Dec 10, 2018 Developmental Disorder, Other Disease Genes Revealed by Mapping Regions Resistant to Change Dec 7, 2018 Study Adds to Evidence for Genelex PGx Testing But Proving Value Remains Difficult, Authors Say Premium Sep 11, 2018 Nucleosomes Affect Efficiency of Genome Editing by CRISPR-Cas9 Aug 13, 2018 Deep Whole-Genome Sequencing Diagnoses Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy Mar 6, 2018 Cross-Species Genome Comparison Uncovers Regulatory Elements With Ties to Clinical Phenotypes Feb 1, 2018 Multiple Myeloma Risk Genes Revealed Through Large Pedigree, Exome Analyses Oct 27, 2017 Living DNA Initiates Ancestry Testing Project Sep 26, 2017 Genotyping Appears to Offer Warfarin Dosing Edge in New Clinical Trial Aug 24, 2017 Epigenetic Differences Found Between Urban, Rural Populations of Darwin's Finches Jun 22, 2017 Novel Variants in ALS-Linked Genes Found in Sporadic Cases of Disease May 12, 2017 Metagenomic Analysis Tool Taxonomer IDs Multiple Pathogens From Clinical Samples Apr 20, 2017 High-Throughput Screen Takes Parallel In Vivo, In Vitro Steps to Assess Splicing Effects Premium Feb 3, 2017 NHGRI Commits $31.5M to Expand ENCODE Project Jan 10, 2017 Gene Expression Analysis of PCOS Suggests Existence of Subtypes Dec 5, 2016 Supreme Court Patent Cases Haven't Hindered Diagnostics Innovation, Preliminary Data Suggest Premium Oct 13, 2016 CRISPR Editing of Hemoglobin Gene Shows Utility of Ribonucleoproteins in Hematopoetic Stem Cells Load More Breaking News Centogene Strikes Rare Disease Target Discovery Deal With Insilico Medicine Dilated Cardiomyopathy Gene Mutations Point to Possible Therapeutic Strategy Ginkgo Bioworks Acquires Massachusetts COVID-19 Testing Firm Mainz Biomed Taps DCN Dx to Aid European Study of Enhanced ColoAlert Assay Parse Biosciences Partners With Research Instruments for Southeast Asia Distribution Thermo Fisher, Oncocyte Ink Development, Comarketing Deal for Cancer IVDs The Scan And a Fourth? A fourth dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in an Israeli study increased antibody levels but did not prevent Omicron variant infections, according to the Financial Times. For Better Science Software A virtual institute funded by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt's philanthropy aims to lure software engineers to academia, Science reports. Recommendation Explanations The New York Times writes that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is straining to both make and explain decisions based on limited information. Genome Research Papers on De Novo Mutation Rates, Polyploid Genotyping, Oncogene Epigenomic Translocation In Genome Research this week: de novo mutations rates in hemoglobin subunits, analysis of variant calling methods for polyploid plants, and more.