Variants at 12 loci associated with blood pressure traits in European, East Asian, and South Asian individuals overlap with apparent DNA methylation regulators.
The deal provides Tufts Health Plan members with access to the ConfirmMDx test for prostate cancer.
An epigenome-wide association study suggests a phenotype called mantling is caused by reduced methylation across a newly detected transposon known as Karma.
Starting Sept. 15, Cologuard will be available to BCBS' 500,000 members through their physicians without a co-payment or co-insurance.
The company is developing a liquid biopsy test using the methylation markers, and will report preliminary data at an upcoming urological research meeting.
The developers of the method are now using the ddPCR approach to create and test assays for early colon cancer detection.
The Chinese guideline recommends the use of the Septin-9 DNA methylation assay as the standard of care for early colorectal cancer screening.
An Australian-led team has reported that combining genetic and epigenetic information may help researchers predict phenotypes.
Salk Institute researchers have constructed a human methylome map to uncover tissue-specific variations as well as non-canonical methylation.
The method offers a way for genome-wide arrays to be used in individual patients to uncover methylated sites associated with rare genomic imprinting disorders.
Under a proposed spending bill, the US National Institutes of Health would see an additional $3 billion in funding.
Researchers from the University of Oxford and the University of Sydney sequenced numerous platypus genomes to study their population history.
Robert Redfield, the new pick to lead the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has faced criticism for some of his work.
In Nature this week: sequenced genomes of five additional Neanderthals, and more.