Genetics

New resource to advance genomics-driven precision medicine

By analyzing genomic data from more than 30,000 people, an international team has revealed thousands of new regulatory regions that control disease-linked genes—a resource that is now available to researchers worldwide.

Genetics

Patent law could curb unethical human-genome editing

A new paper co-written by a University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign scholar who studies the legal and ethical implications of advanced biotechnologies outlines an unexplored tool to regulate the medically and ethically dubious ...

Genetics

Study finds genetic risk of COVID-19

An analysis of the DNA of thousands of people who have been infected with the coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, and shown a positive test for the disease it causes, COVID-19, shows that they have several DNA characteristics in common. ...

Genetics

Study identifies patients' genetic risk for cardiovascular disease

A person's genetics may hold the key to early intervention in cardiovascular disease, leading to better outcomes in patient care. Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine's Human Genome Sequencing Center and Baylor cardiologists ...

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