Yale University researchers uncovered an epistatic interaction between a rare SMAD6 variant and common variants near BMP2 in craniosynostosis.
The Food Allergy Science Initiative seeks to supply the basic scientific research needed to spur future development of diagnostics and therapeutics.
The mass spectrometry services and instrument firm is working with a Yale pathologist to develop proteomic tests for solid tumors.
The test using proteomic mass spectrometry imaging to separate cancerous spots from benign moles was developed jointly by scientists at Protea and Yale.
A genome-wide association study of participants from three substance dependence cohorts led to variants in some of the same genes linked to psychiatric disease.
In PNAS this week: researchers identify the characteristic genomic features of clear cell renal cell carcinoma, and more.
Exome sequences for tumor and matched normal samples pointed to branched metastatic lineage evolution, sometimes involving lineages appearing early on in cancer.
The money will support the university's efforts to understand the biology of lung cancer and develop personalized treatments for the disease.
Gene panel testing of cancer patients helps clinicians identify actionable mutations, according to presenters at this year's AACC meeting.
The study is part of the Biomarkers Consortium, and will include the collection of DNA samples for future genomics research into ASD.
In Science this week: convergent evolution in bird hemoglobin, and more.
The Wall Street Journal speaks with patients affected by questionable test results from Theranos.
Researchers link variants in TACR3 to hot flashes during menopause, Live Science reports.
Kuwait says it will alter its law requiring citizens and visitors to provide DNA samples, New Scientist reports.