A genetic disorder that causes immunodeficiency and susceptibility to opportunistic infections has been discovered

An international consortium co-led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center immunologist Rubén Martínez-Parikart has discovered a new genetic disorder that causes immunodeficiency and a profound susceptibility to opportunistic infections including life-threatening fungal pneumonia. The discovery was reported Jan. 20 in the journal Nature Immunology, will help identify people who carry this innate immunity error (IEI). “Our … Read more

Global Genetic Toxicology Testing Market Report to 2030

DublinAnd January 20, 2023 /PRNewswire/ – “Genetic Toxicology Testing Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Type, By Product, By Application, By Region, Segment Forecast, 2022 – 2030” has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com an offer. Research and Markets logo The global genetic toxicology test market size is projected to grow 3.21 billion US dollars … Read more

A rare genetic phenomenon associated with schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder that affects the way a person thinks, feels and behaves. People with schizophrenia may experience hallucinations, delusions, disturbed thinking, and difficulty expressing emotions or feeling happy. Researchers have discovered a strong link between the development of schizophrenia and a rare form of a genetic variant known as tandem repeats. … Read more

New research could link the evolution of complex life to genetic ‘dark matter’

The findings support the theory that microRNAs play an essential role in the evolution of intelligent life. New research suggests that microRNA plays a critical role in the advanced development of the brain, including in humans. Octopuses have amazed scientists and the public with their remarkable intelligence, from using tools to engaging in creative play … Read more

Combining multiple maps reveals novel genetic risk factors for blindness

Composite of an embryonic mouse eye cup (E14.5) labeled with antibodies against the developmental transcription factors Lhx2 (red) and Otx2 (green), and human retinal pigmented epithelium (RPE) labeled with antibodies against MITF (red) and ZO-1 (green). . (Images by Mazal Cohen-Gulkar, composites by Ruth Ashery-Padan, Ph.D.) Combining a map of gene-regulatory loci with disease-associated loci, … Read more

Increased prominence of nanoproteins gaining traction due to the high prevalence of cancer and associated genetic disorders leading to growth

DublinAnd January 21, 2023 /PRNewswire/ – Research and Markets The report “Global Proteomics Market: Analysis by Product, by Application, by Technology, by End User, by Region Size and Forecast with COVID-19 Impact Analysis and Forecast to 2027” has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com an offer. In 2021, the global protein market has been assessed $24.98 billionis … Read more

Genetic risk, lifestyle factors can lead to the onset of IBD in adults

According to a new report, independently modifiable genetic risks and lifestyle factors are associated with the risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) during adulthood. In addition, adhering to a healthy lifestyle was associated with an almost 50% lower risk of Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis in people at high genetic risk. “Although the onset … Read more

Study reveals a new genetic disorder that causes…

Photo: The study team included, from left, Linh Tran, Martinez Baricart, Ph.D., Garp Perez Caraballo, and Chen Zin. Opinion more Credit: Susan Orme/Vanderbilt University Medical Center An international consortium co-led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center immunologist Rubén Martínez-Parikart has discovered a new genetic disorder that causes immunodeficiency and a profound susceptibility to opportunistic infections including … Read more

The IL-7 genetic variant associated with ICI toxicity

Midwire: a type of interleukin (I am)7 The research suggests that the gene is associated with an increased risk of immune-related adverse events (irAEs) in people with cancer who receive treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICI). The association was observed in a Banser cohort of patients across 12 tumor types and confirmed in a separate … Read more