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CNN reports that an experimental treatment is showing promise for treating the genetic form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

The firm will work with investigators from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Virginia to validate its AIR system in CRISPR workflows.

Centene will contribute up to $100 million over 10 years to fund research into Alzheimer's disease, breast cancer, diabetes, and obesity at WashU.

The St. Louis-based firm will offer a sequencing service to help researchers separate target signals from errors made during next-generation sequencing. 

Inhibiting the associated protein, PAI-1, appeared to ease inflammation and symptoms in a mouse model of inflammatory bowel disease.

The license contains a new method and bioinformatic tools that improve detection in next-generation sequencing to help researchers identify rare gene variants.

The startup, which was founded by two Washington University researchers and a Wharton MBA, is looking to take a big bite out of Cologuard's market.

A Washington University in St. Louis researcher has resigned after admitting research misconduct, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

A new analysis of transcriptome and tumor growth data uncovered distinct expression-based tumor clusters and treatment responses in males and females.

Results from a recent study suggest that considering nearby variants can improve the accuracy of neoantigen selection, resulting in better personalized vaccines for patients.

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Three genetic testing companies form a coalition to influence how Congress considers genetic privacy, The Hill reports.

University of California, San Diego researchers investigate how skin care products influence the skin microbiome, Scientific American reports.

The Wall Street Journal examines billing codes used by uBiome.

In PNAS this week: links between lung adenocarcinoma and lncRNA, algorithm to impute and cluster Hi-C interaction profiles from single cells, and more.