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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A Japanese team has published an integrated genomic and transcriptomic analysis focused on a form of kidney cancer called clear-cell renal cell carcinoma.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cancer genetic analysis firm Personal Genome Diagnostics today announced it has licensed the exclusive rights to the Digital Karyotyping genome mapping technology from Johns Hopkins University.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers have uncovered about two dozen novel copy-number variants strongly linked to autism-spectrum disorders, while also confirming the association of a furth

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Subsets of human skin cells from the same individual can contain slightly different copy number variant profiles in their genomes, according to a new study.

This article has been updated with a comment from one of the study authors and additional information on TCGA data.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – NextBio today announced a deal with the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University to identify biomarkers and treatments for multiple myeloma.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bioinformatics firm BioDiscovery and the Autism Genetic Resource Exchange today announced a co-marketing agreement that allows AGRE to provide copy number and allelic event data to its researchers through BioDiscovery's Nexus DB platform.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A subset of genomic disorders stemming from rare copy number variants involve one or more additional CNVs that combine to contribute to the variability observed in these conditions, according to a study appearing online last night in the New England Journal of Medi

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a study appearing online yesterday in Nature, members of The Cancer Genome Atlas reported on the progress they've made in characterizing a form of lung cancer called squamous cell carcinoma.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – An array-based analysis by researchers from Australia and elsewhere has identified a gene that is often missing in ovarian cancers that become resistant to liposomal doxorubicin chemotherapy, hinting that it may serve as a marker for such acquired resistance.

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NPR writes that even with thousands of new COVID-19 papers, each should be evaluated based on its own quality.

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