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Oppenheimer downgraded the company's shares to Perform from Outperform on Friday, based on valuation and expected headwinds from the pandemic.

With single-cell transcriptomic, T cell receptor, and B cell receptor data, researchers tracked immune shifts in tissue and peripheral blood samples from ulcerative colitis patients.

The company's Q2 revenue growth was driven by a 74 percent increase in revenues from the analytical services it provided to the VA MVP program.

The company said Q1 revenue growth was driven by an increase in testing volume and analytical services provided to the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

Investigators reported on detection rates for cancers and precancers in a group of 350 individuals presenting for standard of care colonoscopy.

A genome-wide association study involving some 200,000 veterans unearthed five anxiety risk loci in European Americans and another risk locus in African Americans.

The company attributed much of the increase to its work with the VA’s Million Veteran Program, which made up three quarters of its earnings in the quarter.

The search uncovered two post-traumatic stress disorder loci in Europeans and a third in individuals with African ancestry, highlighting immune- and brain-related genes.

Since 2016, the VHA has routinely profiled molecular features in advanced cancers from vets in its care, even in rural locales, though challenges remain.

In European American military veterans, the study led to several genetic loci with ties to the severity of a core PTSD symptom known as reexperiencing.

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Russia says its candidate SARS-CoV-2 vaccine has a very high efficacy rate in an initial analysis of clinical trial data, according to the Financial Times.

Wired reports on a microbial analysis of sketches drawn by Leonardo DaVinci.

A new survey explores coronavirus vaccine hesitancy among Black and Latino individuals, the Washington Post reports.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: the Aging Atlas database, a database of human metagenome-related metadata, and more.