Genetics & Genomics

New reference tool supports replication of DNA biobank studies

Vanderbilt researchers created a phenotype-genotype reference map to assess data quality in DNA biobanks.

International workgroup of geneticists issues CHEK2 guidelines

International workgroup issues additional guidance on how to manage patients who carry inherited CHEK2 gene mutations that put them at a higher risk for cancer.

Predicting gene expression may speed discovery: study

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the University of Cambridge have developed a method of or predicting gene expression in hard-to-access tissues like the brain from more accessible tissues, including whole blood.

The Alliance for Genomic Discovery announces founding biopharma members: AbbVie, Amgen, AstraZeneca, Bayer and Merck

Illumina Inc., in collaboration with Nashville Biosciences LLC, a leading clinical and genomic data company and wholly owned subsidiary of Vanderbilt University Medical Center, have announced the five founding new members of the Alliance for Genomic Discovery.

Ann Walker, Research Assistant III, spins blood samples on a carousel prior to DNA extraction.

Alliance for Genomic Discovery FAQs

Here are frequently asked questions about Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Alliance for Genomic Discovery.

Alzheimer’s genetic risk tracked across sex, race

A Vanderbilt study of genetic risks for cognitive impairment later in life uses data from 32,426 research participants ages 60 and older to elaborate these risks across sex and across the intersection of sex and race.

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