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This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: high-altitude adaptation signature among Tibetans, de novo mutations in early-onset high myopia, and more.

An exome-wide association study involving almost 2,800 individuals with dilated cardiomyopathy led to six new and two known susceptibility loci.

A meta-analysis of hundreds of thousands of individuals led to several dozen rare or low-frequency variants with relatively pronounced effects on height.

An exome-wide association study drew attention to a rare variant in TM2D3 that is more common among people of Icelandic heritage.

A rare autosomal variant and common X-linked variant study produced new associations between first-menstruation timing and rare autosomal variants.

A missense change in CDKN2A turned up through a genome-wide association study involving thousands of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia cases and controls.

Researchers identified low-frequency lung cancer risk variants through a three-stage association involving nearly 13,000 Chinese individuals.

For the first time ever, the privately held, Oxford, UK-based company reported its total and commercial revenues.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Nature Genetics, an international team led by investigators at the University of Michigan, the Broad Institute, and Massachusetts General Hospital presented a computa

Name: Mark McCarthy
Title: Robert Turner Professor of Diabetes, University of Oxford

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.