Genomics health news

Rare Gut Condition Linked to Single Gene Mutations, Hyperactivation of Complement System
An exome sequencing analysis of individuals from eight families led to homozygous loss-of-function mutations in CD55 and ties to complement system activity. Read more >
Single Gene Mutations Implicated in New Intellectual Disability Syndrome
Mutations in the WDR26 gene appear to contribute to a condition marked by intellectual disability, facial dysmorphism, and movement problems. Read more >
WUSTL Team Develops Blood-Based Test for Brain Amyloidosis
The test, which measures the kinetics of amyloid beta isoforms in blood, could enable more efficient screening of patients for Alzheimer’s drug trials. Read more >

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