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University of Miami, Collaborators Win $46M NIH Grant for Alzheimer's Disease Genetic Study
The study, funded by the National Institute on Aging, aims to examine the genetics of Alzheimer's disease in people of Hispanic and African ancestry.
RenalytixAI, Wake Forest, Atrium Health Partner on Kidney Health Initiative
RenalytixAI will offer its KidneyIntelX platform through Atrium Health's electronic health record system at 37 hospitals across the Carolinas and Georgia.
Lupus Study Points to Ancestry-Specific Genetic Risk Factors, Treatment Targets
Researchers reported shared and distinct genetic contributors to systemic lupus erythematosus in individuals with African or European ancestry.
The researchers found differences in mutational patterns among their African-American patients and that liquid biopsies seem to catch metastases early.
Gastric Cancer Mutation Type Linked to Higher Mutational Load, But Better Prognosis
An international team of researchers also suggested that MUC16 mutations could identify patients who might benefit from immunotherapy treatment.