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 New York Times Magazine examines gender discrimination at the Salk Institute.
Science reports that MD Anderson Cancer Center has dismissed three researchers over foreign tie concerns.
A second death in gene therapy trial for type 1 spinal muscular atrophy is under investigation, according to Reuters.
In PLOS this week: antibiotic resistance patterns in Escherichia coli, a dozen genetic loci tied to varicose vein risk, and more.