biosimulation

The goal of the project is to build a dynamic model of liver function in rats and humans that will account for effects of genetic variations and other variables, such as patient gender, age, behavioral traits, and environmental factors.

The institute and the computer modeling company will develop 'virtual patient' models for drug-induced liver toxicity.

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.