polygenic risk score For Better Odds Bloomberg reports that a child has been born following polygenic risk score screening as an embryo. PLOS Papers on Cancer Risk Scores, Typhoid Fever in Colombia, Streptococcus Protection In PLOS this week: application of cancer polygenic risk scores across ancestries, genetic diversity of typhoid fever-causing Salmonella, and more. Polygenic Risk Scores for Breast, Prostate Cancer Adaptable for Cross-Ancestry Use, Study Shows The researchers said the approach could be a short-term measure while genetic studies of more diverse ancestral populations are performed. Breast Cancer Genetic Risk Modified by Corticosteroid Use Some women with an elevated genetic risk of breast cancer, as gauged by a polygenic risk score, might further increase their risk if they also take corticosteroids. Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research Wins $2.9M NIH Grant to Study Polygenic Embryo Screening Unlike preimplantation genetic screening, polygenic embryo screening uses polygenic risk scores to determine complex phenotypes. Jul 21, 2021 Avellino Labs Begins Commercial Push for Expanded Ophthalmology Genetic Test Panel Premium Jul 15, 2021 Glaucoma Polygenic Risk Score Appears Similarly Informative to Monogenic Risk Assessment Jun 8, 2021 NIH Earmarks $38M for Consortium Studying Polygenic Risk Scores in Diverse Populations Jun 7, 2021 University of Sydney Wins A$1.4M Grant, Teams With Allelica on Cardiac Polygenic Risk Scores Jun 5, 2021 Myriad Genetics Recalibrates Breast Cancer PRS for All Ancestries in Anticipation of Broader Launch Premium May 7, 2021 NorthShore, Sema4 Partnership Aims to Demonstrate Utility of Genomics for Personalized Care Premium May 6, 2021 Parkinson's Disease Progression Linked to Five Variants in Genome-Wide Survival Study Mar 19, 2021 Allelica Wants Polygenic Risk Scores to Become Routine in Heart Disease Care Premium Mar 17, 2021 Genomics Plc Looks to Grow 'Genomic Prevention' With Polygenic Risk Scores Premium Mar 11, 2021 Allelica Raises $1.75M Seed Round, Moves Headquarters to US Mar 10, 2021 Polygenic Risk Score Reporting Standards Developed Breaking News GenXys, Helix Partner to Provide Clinical Decision Support for PGx Testing Persephone Biosciences, Janssen Biotech Ink Biomarker Discovery Agreement Personal Genome Diagnostics, Cleveland Clinic Join Forces to Advance Liquid Biopsy PhenoTips Raises C$2.5M in Seed Funding Fauna Bio Raises $9M in Seed Money Phosphorus Wins Conditional New York State Approval for GeneCompass Consumer Test The Scan Two J&J Doses Johnson & Johnson says two doses of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine provides increased protection against symptomatic COVID-19, CNN reports. Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Response in Kids The Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in a lower-dose format appears to generate an immune response among children, according to the Washington Post. Chicken Changes to Prevent Disease The Guardian writes that researchers are looking at gene editing chickens to help prevent future pandemics. PNAS Papers on Siberian Dog Ancestry, Insect Reproduction, Hippocampal Neurogenesis In PNAS this week: ancestry and admixture among Siberian dogs, hormone role in fruit fly reproduction, and more.