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pharmacoepigenomics

The study sequenced the genomes of 300 deceased patients and found many variants consistent with diseases and adverse drug events the patients encountered during their lives.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – UCB Canada said today it will support a multi-partner research project funded by Genome Canada and Genome Quebec by helping to study the genomes of epilepsy patients and analyzing genes involved in their responses to medications.

A new partnership between diagnostics manufacturer MDxHealth and Ghent University's laboratory of pharmaceutical biotechnology aims to develop epigenomics-based diagnostics for more personalized treatment of cancers and inflammatory diseases.

Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.

St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.

In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.