NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Wayne State University will use a $6.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to lead a five-year consortium focused on studying a genetic nerve disease, WSU said today.

As leader of the Inherited Neuropathies Consortium, WSU will work with the Human Genomic Institute at the University of Miami, which will conduct next-generation sequencing studies seeking modifier genes that could be responsible for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.

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The Seattle Times writes that pharmacogenomics testing can help choose medications that may work best for people with depression.

Researchers report that deleting one gene from butterflies affects their wing coloration patterns, according to the Washington Post.

In PNAS this week: genome sequencing of weevil symbionts, retinoid X receptor deletion in lung cancer metastasis, and more.

Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.

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