UPenn ACMG Issues Updated Practice Guidelines for Hearing Loss Evaluations The update provides recommendations on how to approach genetic testing for individuals suspected of having syndromic or nonsyndromic hearing loss. Million Veteran Program Study Links Genetic Variants Related to Severe COVID-19 to Other Conditions A phenome-wide association study involving almost 660,000 MVP participants untangled complex disease relationships for variants previously linked to severe COVID-19 risk. Mirvie Developing Cell-Free RNA Blood Tests to Predict Pregnancy Complications Premium The South San Francisco-based startup recently published two studies showing the performance of its tests for predicting preterm birth and preeclampsia. Post-Transplant Diabetes Risk Informed by Polygenic Risk Profiles in Donors, Recipients Along with insights from recipient risk scores, researchers found that liver donors' type 2 diabetes PRS was associated with post-transplant diabetes mellitus in recipients. Cancer Surfaceome Atlas IDs Genes Encoding Cell Surface Proteins With Drug Target Potential The researchers combined data from nine resources to identify more than 3,500 GESPs and further homed in on a set of about 400 that are expressed within cancers. Dec 1, 2021 Sequencing-Based MRD Detection in Bone Marrow May Predict ALL Relapse After CAR T-Cell Therapy Nov 4, 2021 COPD Genetic Risk Factors Vary by Patient Sex, Suggests Research Presented at AMIA Sep 29, 2021 UPenn Researcher Wins $250K Grant to Define CTNNA1-Related Gastric Cancer Risks May 11, 2021 BostonGene, Abramson Cancer Center to Collaborate on Immunotherapy Studies Jan 11, 2021 Combination of Sequencing, EHR Data Links Genes to Range of Conditions Sep 28, 2020 Alzheimer's Disease Linked to Epigenetic Changes in Multi-Omic Study Aug 31, 2020 New Methods Boost Scale of Single-Cell Gene Expression Dynamics Studies Premium Jul 30, 2020 Heritable Gene Expression in Single Cells Leads to Subpopulations With Marked Behaviors Jul 14, 2020 Genetic Alterations in Cyclin-Dependent Kinases Highlight Potential Cancer Treatment Approach Jun 16, 2020 Multi-Ancestry Type 2 Diabetes Genetic Study Discovers Hundreds of Novel Loci Jun 2, 2020 Evidence for Targeted Treatment Builds in Cancers of Unknown Primary but Randomized Data Pending Premium May 31, 2020 Oncologists Make Progress Toward Showing Utility for Brain Cancer Liquid Biopsy Apr 16, 2020 Multi-Analyte Liquid Biopsy Panel May Aid in Pancreatic Cancer Detection, Staging Premium Apr 15, 2020 Infant Gut Virome Influenced by Breastfeeding, Metagenomic Analysis Finds Mar 19, 2020 Imaging Could Help ID Brain Cancer Patients Eligible for Plasma Testing Premium Mar 6, 2020 CHOP Shares Insights, Experience From Centralized Genomic Medicine Lab Premium Feb 25, 2020 Epic EMR Users Begin Integrating Genomics Data for Clinical Decision Support Premium Nov 20, 2019 Host Expression Provides Treatment Response Clues in Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Oct 30, 2019 Liquid Biopsy Shows Promise in New Brain Cancer Study Oct 8, 2019 Genetics Contributed to Variations in Height Among Ancient Europeans Load More Breaking News Agilent Technologies Fiscal Q2 Revenues Rise 5 Percent SARS-CoV-2 Genome Analysis Reveals Fitness-Enhancing Mutations Startup Incubator IndieBio, GP-Write Launch Initiative to Fund Genome Engineering Firms Precipio Receives CE-IVD Mark for Hematologic Cancer Panels Illumina Adds CDx Indication to European TruSight Oncology Test for NTRK Gene Fusion Detection BioMérieux Gets Health Canada Approval for Updated BioFire Blood Culture ID Panel The Scan Taking Stock of the Stockpile The US and European countries are evaluating their smallpox vaccine stockpiles as the number of monkeypox cases increases, the Washington Post reports. Vitamin D From Tomatoes According to Reuters, researchers in the UK have gene-edited tomatoes so their fruit contains vitamin D. Cause Not Yet Spotted NPR reports that a new study was unable to find a cause for persistent long COVID symptoms. PNAS Papers on Central African Hunter-Gatherers, Myopia Development, Ancient Microtia Allele In PNAS this week: population patterns among Central African hunter gatherers, effect of myopia-linked gene variant, and more.