NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Plasmodium vivax parasite species behind most human malaria cases in Asia and Latin America can be traced back to Africa, where some ape species are still frequently afflicted with the parasite, according to a Nature Communications
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a study appearing online today in the American Journal of Human Genetics, an international research team described 11 new blood pressure-linked loci identified through a g
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The University of Pennsylvania took a major step toward growing its presence in personalized medicine last week by hiring a former pharmaceutical executive to take charge of spearheading its efforts in this space.
Peter Rogan has been awarded US Patent No. 8,527,207, "Accurate identification of organisms based on individual information content."
Rogan is a professor of biochemistry at the University of Western Ontario.
Ever since the Supreme Court struck down Myriad Genetics' patent claims on isolated BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene sequences, industry observers have breathlessly speculated whether the company would take legal action against labs challenging its decades-long reign over the BRCA genetic te