University of Utah 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. Ancestors of Neanderthals, Denisovans Interbred With 'Superarchaic' Hominin This superarchaic hominin population split from other humans about 2 million years ago and interbred with the ancestors of Neanderthals and Denisovans about 700,000 years ago. 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 Sep 30, 2016 Frameshift Genomics Wins NHGRI Grant to Commercialize U of Utah's Iobio Platform Premium Load More Breaking News Alzheimer's Disease Phosphoproteomics Study Uncovers Signaling Abnormalities Genetic Analysis of H. Pylori Indicates Americas Colonized in One Main Migration Event BillionToOne Raises $55M in Series B Financing GeninCode to Launch Cardiovascular Disease Risk Tests in US With Eversana Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Illumina, Liquid Biopsy, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and More Becton Dickinson Sues Beckman Coulter Over Cell Analysis, Sorting IP The Scan Another Resignation According to the Wall Street Journal, a third advisory panel member has resigned following the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of an Alzheimer's disease drug. Novavax Finds Its Vaccine Effective Reuters reports Novavax's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19. Can't Be Used The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports. PLOS Papers on Frozen Shoulder GWAS, Epstein-Barr Effects on Immune Cell Epigenetics, More In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of frozen shoulder, epigenetic patterns of Epstein-Barr-infected B lymphocyte cells, and more.