biobanking Multi-Ancestry GWAS Leads to Loci Linked to Hundreds of Human Phenotypes Using genotyping data for hundreds of thousands of individuals from Japan and beyond, researchers found more than 5,000 new associations, as well as disease classification clues. FinnGen Project's Role in Epilepsy, Drug Adherence Studies Showcased at ESHG Both studies relied on data collected via the FinnGen project, an international effort to collect genotype and health registry data on 500,000 people in Finland by 2023. NHGRI Awards Coriell Institute $4.6M to Manage Biobank The National Human Genome Research Institute has renewed its agreement to have the Coriell Institute manage its collection of cell lines and DNA. Labcorp, CCORN Ink Partnership to Address Precision Oncology Disparities The Community Clinical Oncology Research Network will leverage Labcorp's comprehensive genomic profiling test to build out a registry of diverse patient data. BioIVT Acquires Virtual Biobank Tissue Solutions UK-based Tissue Solutions provides a range of specimens, such as control tissue and skin samples, through a global supplier network. Jun 24, 2021 Indivumed Launches Bioinformatics Platform, Expands Cancer Drug Discovery Efforts Premium May 7, 2021 Indivumed, Oslo University Hospital Partner on AI-Driven Colorectal Cancer Research May 6, 2021 Coral Genomics Bets on Diverse Data to Advance Precision Medicine for Autoimmune Disease Premium Apr 29, 2021 Geisinger Health System Wins $3.6M NIH Grant to Study Genetics of Cancer Risk Apr 15, 2021 OncoDNA, Institut Curie Partner on Liquid Biopsy Research in Head and Neck Cancer Feb 9, 2021 European Project Sets Out to Harness Genomics Data, AI to Create New Predictive Tools Premium Jan 11, 2021 After Year of Scaling Up, Africa's 54gene Seeks Research Projects, Pharma Partnerships Premium Dec 24, 2020 IBD Polygenic Risk Scores Improved With Data From Multiple Ancestral Backgrounds Dec 17, 2020 Danish Researchers to Integrate Genomic Data With New Disease Trajectory Browser Premium Oct 26, 2020 GoodCell Raises $17.9M for Analytics Technology, Personal Biobanking Aug 21, 2020 UK Biobank Taps DNAnexus, AWS to Build Informatics Platform Premium Aug 4, 2020 Genuity Science Gains Access to BioVU With Nashville Biosciences Deal Jul 22, 2020 Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation, Pharma Firms Form Biobank Alliance Jun 24, 2020 Genetic Study Explains Link Between Osteoporosis Drug, Cardiovascular Risk Jun 9, 2020 Large-Scale Japanese GWAS Uncovers Two Novel Loci Associated With Lung Cancer, Heart Disease May 27, 2020 GnomAD Consortium Details Range of Human Genetic Variation From Large Dataset May 21, 2020 PrecisionLife Pivots to In Silico Target Validation, COVID-19 Drug Repurposing Premium Apr 9, 2020 Self-Reported Phenotypes Can Boost GWAS Ability to Uncover Associations Apr 7, 2020 Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine Ramps Up PGx Decision Support Efforts Premium Apr 6, 2020 Coriell Institute Awarded $9.2M to Continue Operating NIGMS Biobank Load More Breaking News UK Biobank Study Investigates Incomplete Penetrance of Mendelian Disease Variants MDxHealth Q3 Revenues Grow 23 Percent BioMérieux Q3 Revenues Increase 11 Percent, Firm Raises 2021 Guidance Germline Cancer Risk Genes May Hold Rhabdomyosarcoma Survival Clues, Study Suggests Danaher Q3 Revenues Rise 23 Percent, Beat Wall Street Estimates Horse Genetics Study Reveals Origins of Domestication, Use in Human Culture The Scan Guidelines for Ancient DNA Work More than two dozen researchers have developed new ethical guidelines for conducting ancient DNA research, which they present in Nature. And Cleared A UK regulator has cleared former UK Prime Minister David Cameron in concerns he should have registered as a consultant-lobbyist for his work with Illumina, according to the Financial Times. Suit Over Allegations The Boston Globe reports that David Sabatini, who was placed on leave from MIT after allegations of sexual harassment, is suing his accuser, the Whitehead Institute, and the institute's director. Nature Papers on Esophageal Cancer, Origin of Modern Horses, Exome Sequencing of UK Biobank Participants In Nature this week: genetic and environmental influences of esophageal cancer, domestic horse origin traced to Western Eurasian steppes, and more.