It’s the beginning of the week yet again, and this might be a busy week for our US friends who are gearing up to celebrate Thanksgiving!
Genomics will change what patients expect from their provider, as well as change how physicians treat them. Before this happens, education on both sides is needed. This month we look at some of the big talking points.
Writing for The DNA Exchange, Laura Hercher explores the potential consequences of Election 2016 for the work and practice of genetic counselling
To get you in the weekend spirit, here is our usual roundup of news from the world of genomics and science that caught our eye this week
A combination of clinical and genetic factors can help predict which patients with diabetes are likely to benefit from weight loss surgery
Mayo will adopt Illumins workflow tools, while Illumina will receive feedback to help with ongoing product development
Faster BRCA gene testing process enables UK cancer patients to get the best management for their disease
Clinical effort aims to personalise treatment, improve care, and outcomes for prostate cancer
In animal models, scientists have explored mutations in a pathway that regulates growth in the developing brain are linked to autism
A strong association between a genetic mutation and a rare kind of heart muscle disease has been discovered
A new study shows that common bacteria on human skin could protect us from the reactive oxygen species thought to contribute to several skin diseases
Three gene expression signatures can help predict which patients with rheumatoid arthritis are more likely to respond to tumor necrosis factor inhibitors