telomeres Improved Nanopore Basecalling Models Help Reduce Sequencing Errors in Telomeres Premium By tuning the basecaller with accurate telomere data, researchers were able to correct extensive repeat-calling errors in telomeres by nanopore sequencing. Leukocyte Telomere Length Linked to Age, Sex, Ancestry in UK Biobank Analysis A team led by researchers at the University of Leicester analyzed leukocyte telomere length in more than 474,000 UK Biobank participants. Genomic Vision Aims to Enable Biomarker Discovery With New Telomere Length Measuring Service Premium The new TeloSizer service from Genomic Vision uses molecular combing to offer quantitative telomere length assessments. Singapore Team Develops Digital Real-Time PCR Method to Measure Telomeres The assay, called the single telomere absolute-length rapid (STAR) assay, uses Fluidigm microfluidic chips and was found to be accurate and sensitive. Telo Genomics, Mayo Clinic Collaborate on Multiple Myeloma Clinical Studies The first phase of the study to evaluate Telo Genomics' telomere analytics as a prognostic solution for multiple myeloma is expected to launch in Q1 2020. Apr 11, 2019 NASA Twins Study Finds Space-Linked Changes to Gene Expression, Telomere Length May 16, 2018 Genomic Vision, CMRI Partner to Develop Telomere Length Assay Mar 28, 2018 3D Signatures, MDxHealth to Evaluate Prostate Cancer Test Nov 15, 2017 Rare Mutation Found Among Amish Population Protects Against Some Effects of Aging Apr 27, 2017 3D Signatures Prepares to Launch First Test Using Unique Telomere-Based Method Premium Jan 30, 2017 Telomere Length Linked to Genomic Alterations in 31 Cancers Apr 13, 2015 Exome Sequencing Study Links Variants in Two Genes to Familial Pulmonary Fibrosis Apr 18, 2013 Bio-Rad, UCSF Lab Develop Droplet Digital PCR Assay for Telomerase Activity Premium Nov 29, 2012 Telome Health Prepares for Q1 2013 Launch of qPCR-Based Telomere Length Test Premium Aug 3, 2011 Kaiser/UCSF Genotype-Phenotype Data on 100K Patients Will Be Free for NIH-funded Research Premium Mar 31, 2011 NHLBI, Qiagen Team Optimizes, Automates qPCR-Based Telomere-Measurement Assay Premium Mar 24, 2011 Telome Health Launches with qPCR-Based Tool for Measuring Telomere Length Premium Breaking News New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Qiagen, Thermo Fisher, Bionano Genomics, BillionToOne, More People in the News at Illumina Ventures, Element Biosciences, Epigenomics, Exagen, More Genomic Approaches Boost Rare Disease Diagnoses in Middle Eastern Patient Population GeneDx to Raise $150M in Public and Direct Stock Offerings In Brief This Week: T2 Biosystems, Novacyt, OpGen, Dante Genomics, Nautilus Biotechnology, More The Scan Self-Reported Hearing Loss in Older Adults Begins Very Early in Life, Study Says A JAMA Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery study says polygenic risk scores associated with hearing loss in older adults is also associated with hearing decline in younger groups. Genome-Wide Analysis Sheds Light on Genetics of ADHD A genome-wide association study meta-analysis of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder appearing in Nature Genetics links 76 genes to risk of having the disorder. MicroRNA Cotargeting Linked to Lupus A mouse-based study appearing in BMC Biology implicates two microRNAs with overlapping target sites in lupus. Enzyme Involved in Lipid Metabolism Linked to Mutational Signatures In Nature Genetics, a Wellcome Sanger Institute-led team found that APOBEC1 may contribute to the development of the SBS2 and SBS13 mutational signatures in the small intestine.