Using omics and other data, researchers performed network analyses that pointed to interactions between human herpesviruses and other Alzheimer's disease risk factors.
Using pathway and network analyses, researchers identified overlapping genes and biological processes behind smoking and schizophrenia, including new candidate genes.
Work presented at the Biology of Genomes meeting found that there is no one signature of dysbiosis in the gut microbiome.
The researchers drew on data from ENCODE ChIP-seq, Broad Cmap, BioGrid, and Columbia University Medical Center EMRs at different stages.
By combining genome-wide association and mRNA expression data, a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute-led team uncovered gene networks involved in blood pressure regulation.
By studying gene expression in US Marines, researchers from the US and UK uncovered a role for gene networks involved in innate immune function in PTSD.
Researchers used the algorithm to analyze mutated gene networks in multiple cancers and identify rare somatic mutations in subnetworks of pathways and protein complexes.
NPR reports that with medical data being big business, some companies want to get patients involved.
The Asbury Park Press reports on the startup Genomic Prediction's test to determine an embryo's risk of disease.
In PNAS this week: optical mapping allows glimpse of structural variants, disease-linked GATA2 mutations boosts its protein activity, and more.
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.