By sequencing 72,501 individual kidney cells, researchers saw some shared transcriptional patterns in kidney cancers and developing or adult kidneys.
Single-cell RNA sequencing from mouse trachea and human bronchial epithelial cells unearthed new cell types, including ionocytes enriched for CFTR expression.
The companies will work on applying barcoding technology to single-cell measurements of gene and protein expression and to immune cell profiling.
NuMedii will use its AI technology in combination with single-cell data to identify biomarkers and therapeutics for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Researchers from Belgium analyzed the transcriptomes of almost 100,000 single cells from lung cancer patients, most of them stromal cells.
The technique features sequencing-by-ligation and error-correction strategies, and was used to simultaneously map more than 1,000 genes in mouse brain tissue.
The UK-based firm recently launched its Nadia system, which is compatible with the Drop-seq protocol, and plans to develop additional applications.
The Tel Aviv University researchers still noted some gene expression differences between lung epithelial cells infected with flu and bystander cells.
The group will combine VIB's sequencing technology with Verge's machine learning platform to study banked tissue samples at UCSD in a drug discovery effort.
The startup plans to harness single-cell genomics and computational analysis to discover therapies for autoimmune disease and cancer.
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Alnylam's RNAi-based therapy Onpattro, according to Stat News.
Harvard Medical School's Seth Cassel and Cigall Kadoch argue in a Baltimore Sun op-ed that the recent TAILORx trial shows the potential of genomic-based medicine.
Researchers in the UK are working on using gene drives to control malaria-carrying mosquitoes, the Telegraph reports.
In PLOS this week: genetic architecture mediating gene expression, metabolomic patterns in multiple myeloma, and more.