Wayne State University PLOS Papers on Triple-Negative Breast Cancer in African Americans, Hearing Loss, Canine Influenza In PLOS this week: CLCA2 expression linked to survival among African-American women with aggressive breast cancer, gene alterations linked to hearing loss, and more. Startup Cradle Genomics Raises $17.1M in Series A Round to Develop NIPT The company's cofounders have developed methods for analyzing genetic material from fetal trophoblast cells isolated from the cervix. This Week in PLOS: Jul 23, 2018 In PLOS this week: transcription levels linked to uracil mutations, transcriptomic analysis of medicinal leech, and more. Cardiovascular Consequences of Cholesterol Drugs Modeled Using Target Gene Variants Variants in CETP-inhibitor and statin target genes helped investigators untangle complex ties between low-density lipoprotein levels and cardiovascular events. Late-Onset Preeclampsia Markers Proposed From Proteomic Study Investigators identified candidate protein markers from aptamer-based proteomic profiles of samples from women with or without late-onset preeclampsia. Aug 25, 2015 NIH Funds Effort to Develop PCR Test to Diagnose Infections in Infants Jul 27, 2015 Wayne State Awarded $4.8M Grant to Optimize Antibiotic Use for Drug-Resistant Infections Jul 8, 2015 Sperm RNA-seq Study Reveals Potential Biomarkers for Diagnosing Male Infertility Feb 3, 2015 Genalyte, Collaborators Gear Up for Phase Two of Tumor-associated Antigen Panel Development Premium Sep 30, 2014 Water Treatment Study Points to Ion Torrent Applicability for Assessing Environmental Microbiomes Premium Jun 17, 2014 IP Roundup: MIT, CSHL, Northwestern University, Wayne State University, Roche NimbleGen Premium Dec 24, 2013 IP Roundup: Stanford University, Wayne State University, PerkinElmer, Corning, Illumina, Immucor Premium Aug 16, 2012 IP Watch: Abbott, KU-Leuven R&D, Wayne State U, Epigenomics, US DHHS, and Penn State Win US Patents Premium Aug 6, 2012 Wayne State Lands Grant for Fetal Dx Feb 7, 2012 Wayne State Team Developing Array for Pulmonary Sarcoidosis Diagnosis, Drug Target Discovery Premium Jun 21, 2011 IP Roundup, Jun 21, 2011 Premium Jun 1, 2011 Microbiome Sequencing Method May Hold Promise for Diagnostics, Determining Pathogenic Microbes Premium Apr 11, 2011 Wayne State Wins Funding for Gulf War Illness Genomic Research Dec 15, 2009 Arrayit Partners with WSU to Develop Array-Based Ovarian Cancer Screen Premium Dec 9, 2009 Arrayit Diagnostics Licenses Ovarian Cancer Biomarkers from Wayne State U Nov 17, 2009 Phylogenomic Study Points to Convergent Evolution in Humans and Elephants Oct 6, 2009 Wayne State, U of Miami to Sequence Rare Disease Genes under NIH Grant Sep 29, 2009 Wayne State, SickKids to Team on OCD Gene Studies Aug 17, 2009 Wayne State Lands $3M in Stimulus Funds for ‘Omics Research Jun 17, 2009 Wayne State U and MITRI Partner to Move Neuro Rx Candidates to Clinical Trials Premium Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.