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.

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is investing in Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's BioRxiv.

A study appearing in PLOS One finds that shortened consent forms don't affect clinical trial participants' understanding of the study.

The National Security Agency monitored signal intelligence for signs of "nefarious" genetic engineering projects, Gizmodo reports.

In Nature this week: barley genome sequenced, method for genotyping and phasing short tandem repeats, and more.