New US R&D facility supports Chinese genetics company Bejing Genomics Institute in its effort to develop ‘next-next’ generation sequencing…
Salivary molecules hold potential as realistic diagnostic biomarkers in a bid to tackle Alzheimer’s disease
Several genomic loci that influence age-related methylation in the human brain which overlap with loci linked to a range of other conditions identified
The air pollution caused by vehicles may be resulting in telomere shortening in children and teenagers
Researchers have linked large structural variations in red blood cell surface receptors to a naturally lowered risk of contracting malaria
A secondary mechanism of action of existing anti-cancer therapy has been identified by researchers
Plasma-based genomic test Guardant360 is back in the news as Palmetto GBA, is proposing a limited coverage policy
Health insurance company Anthem Inc. has issued a positive coverage policy for Veracyte’s Afirma GEC to make the test available to their 40 million members
May help understand the root causes of blood diseases and to create immune-matched blood cells for treatment purposes, derived from patients’ own cells.
Robert Califf, former Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration, revealed in a blog post yesterday that he is joining Verily’s Baseline Project
A new sequencing-based study has identified an uncommon strain of Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteria in hospital patients in Houson, Texas.
We give you the highlights of the NIH’s annual briefing on the advances of biomedical research
A genetic mutation that proliferated in Southeast Asian 50,000 years ago might have been acquired because it conferred immunity to leprosy
China is building a vast DNA database with no appropriate privacy protection, human rights activists warn
First whole genome analysis of a species of freshwater snail could help end a parasitic disease second only to malaria in its impact on global human health