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In Nature this week: hybridization and introgression affected genetic diversity of Dutch elm disease, genetic and phenotypic landscape of mitochondria in a Japanese population, and more.
In PNAS this week: immune responses that affect heart transplant rejection risk, gene variants associated with thiopurine toxicity, and more.
With EMR upgrades, Penn and Rush now have structured genomic data informing clinical decision support in their precision oncology programs, but much work remains.
In PLOS this week: transcriptomic and genomic analysis of prostate cancer by ancestry, genes linked to liver function in Korean cohort, and more.
New Scientist reports that cancer patients treated with immune cells that underwent CRISPR-based gene editing exhibited no serious side effects.
In Genome Biology this week: computational strategy for clustering single cells, motivation for a Deep Genome Project for mice, and more.
A genetic alteration appears to increase heart failure risk among people of African descent, according to the Washington Post.
Using RNA sequencing, researchers profiled gene expression patterns in cutaneous leishmaniasis lesions, identifying a handful of genes with treatment-associated expression.
LiveScience reports that a novel mutation in the LPL gene was uncovered in three siblings with very high triglyceride levels.
Although the study was small, the investigators believe it provides proof of principle for the usefulness of cell-free DNA to prognose and monitor glioblastomas.
Nature News reports that recent proposed changes to the US National Science Foundation have raised concerns about a shift away from the agency's focus on basic research.
Noel Rose, the "father of autoimmunity," has died at 92, the Washington Post reports.
According to CNN, Legionella was discovered in buildings leased by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as they reopened following coronavirus pandemic-related closures.
In PLOS this week: genetic analysis of malaria parasite populations in Southeast Asia, genomic surveillance of yellow fever virus in São Paulo, and more.