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Researchers Develop Standards for Reporting Polygenic Risk Scores
Current reporting about the contribution of genetic variations to a person’s risk of disease is often incomplete and hard to interpret, according to the authors of a set of best practices for presenting such information.
Researchers Develop Standards for Reporting Polygenic Risk Scores
Researchers Develop Standards for Reporting Polygenic Risk Scores

Current reporting about the contribution of genetic variations to a person’s risk of disease is often incomplete and hard to interpret, according to the authors of a set of best practices for presenting such information.

Current reporting about the contribution of genetic variations to a person’s risk of disease is often incomplete and hard to interpret, according to the authors of a set of best practices for presenting such information.

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Selecting Embryos for IQ, Height Not Currently Practical: Study
Shawna Williams | Nov 21, 2019 | 2 min read
Building simulations based on real genetic data, researchers conclude Gattaca-like tactics to choose the traits of future offspring would yield little payoff.
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Neuroscientist Rahul Desikan Dies
Kerry Grens | Jul 19, 2019 | 2 min read
He developed an MRI-based map of the human cortex, discovered genetic risk factors for neurodegenerative diseases, and wrote about his struggles with ALS.
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Genetic Risk Score Developed for Obesity
Kerry Grens | Apr 18, 2019 | 2 min read
The tool weighs millions of variants to determine how susceptible a person is to becoming obese.
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