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Last Posted: Mar 29, 2023
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Multi-ancestry genome-wide association analyses improve resolution of genes and pathways influencing lung function and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease risk.
Nick Shrine et al. Nature genetics 2023 3 (3) 410-422

Lung-function impairment underlies chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and predicts mortality. In the largest multi-ancestry genome-wide association meta-analysis of lung function to date, comprising 580,869 participants, we identified 1,020 independent association signals implicating 559 genes supported by =2 criteria from a systematic variant-to-gene mapping framework. These genes were enriched in 29 pathways. Individual variants showed heterogeneity across ancestries, age and smoking groups, and collectively as a genetic risk score showed strong association with COPD across ancestry groups.

Host genomics for better infectious disease treatment
H Carr, PHG Foundation, March 6, 2023

Individuals can respond very differently to the same infectious disease, even when they have similar characteristics, comorbidities, and environmental exposures. Host genomics is the field that looks for genetic differences that help to explain the variations in response at certain points of an infection. While the COVID-19 pandemic significantly raised the profile of host genomics as a tool to better understand severe COVID-19, before the pandemic, scientists had been exploring host genomics to understand differences in host response to various infectious diseases.

The Potential Contribution of Cancer Genomics Information to Community Investigations of Unusual Patterns of Cancer: A Workshop
NASEM Workshop, April 13, 2023

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will hold a virtual, 1-day public workshop on the Potential Contribution of Cancer Genomics Information to Community Investigations of Unusual Patterns of Cancer on April 13, 2023 to explore the state of the science with regard to the identification of genomic and epigenomic biomarkers of environmental exposures associated with cancers, with emphasis on pediatric cancers.

Refining epigenetic prediction of chronological and biological age
E Bernabeau et al, Genome Medicine, February 28, 2023

Epigenetic clocks can track both chronological age (cAge) and biological age (bAge). The latter is typically defined by physiological biomarkers and risk of adverse health outcomes, including all-cause mortality. As cohort sample sizes increase, estimates of cAge and bAge become more precise. Here, we aim to develop accurate epigenetic predictors of cAge and bAge, while improving our understanding of their epigenomic architecture.

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