Giant Genetic Bias
March 22, 2019
Tiny genetic variations have major effects on how drugs work in different people, but bias built into genomic research means prescribing algorithms are best-tailored to European genes—with consequences for everyone.
Appalachia’s ALS Ancestry Project
August 7, 2018
Only 10% of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis cases are genetically inherited, but 2 Appalachian families carrying a rare ALS-causing genetic mutation offer researchers the opportunity to investigate why some family members get the disease and some do not.