The VISTA T cell-inhibiting protein found on macrophage immune cells may contribute to poor pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma outcomes, new research finds.
A new analysis of the study yielded mixed news for black women, confirming that they suffer worse outcomes, even with the same genetic test results and treatment.
In a set of new studies, members of an international team mapped gene variation, expression, and regulatory interactions in developing and adult human brains.
Using data for nearly 45,000 epilepsy cases and controls, researchers identified loci contributing to focal epilepsy, genetic generalized epilepsy, or unclassified epilepsy.
The researchers reported that targeting HDAC4 in the patient-derived neurons appeared to correct the expression of genes that differed in the disease state.
In the I-SPY 2 trial, investigators analyzed whether MammaPrint scores and BluePrint subtypes could help identify patients who would respond better to treatments.
The company attributed the growth to increasing global demand for breast cancer testing, and growing demand and reimbursement for its prostate test.
Genetic and phenotypic data for Million Veteran Program participants led to loss-of-function changes in a gene inhibited by cilostazol.
Genes and pathways related to mesenchymal biology, connective tissue, and conditions like obesity came to the forefront when researchers analyzed the new susceptibility loci.
In urothelial cancer, the presence of a gene signature stemming from stromal cells seemed to interfere with anti-PD-1 drug response in tumors with infiltrating T-cells.
An artificial intelligence-based analysis suggests a third group of ancient hominins likely interbred with human ancestors, according to Popular Mechanics.
In Science this week: reduction in bee phylogenetic diversity, and more.
The New York Times Magazine looks into paleogenomics and how it is revising what's know about human history, but also possibly ignoring lessons learned by archaeologists.
The Economist reports on Synthorx's efforts to use expanded DNA bases they generated to develop a new cancer drug.