Santaris Pharma announced this week that the US Patent and Trademark Office has issued a inter partes re-examination certificate for a US patent held by the company and covering locked nucleic acids.

According to the company, the USPTO ruling upholds the claims within the patent, which had been the subject of re-examination proceedings initiated at the request of Isis Pharmaceuticals.

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In an against-all-odds twist, a researcher studying exceeding rare FOXG1 mutations discovers her daughter has the syndrome.

An effort by Genomics Medicine Ireland is creating a database of diseases based on the genomics of people in Ireland. It now is looking into the possibility of including Scotland in its work.

In recent weeks, the direct-to-consumer genetics firm has rolled out a health hub where customers can share information concerning 18 common health conditions.

In PLOS this week, new genes associated with prostate cancer risk, genetic patterns in M. bovis, and more.

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