Personalized Genetics: New Journal and
Saturday, September 12, 2009 at 10:09 AM EDT
Here are a few interesting publications, articles, updates and news about
(GenomeBoy): Linda Avey is leaving 23andMe
Iâ€™ve decided that Iâ€™d like to focus my efforts on
area that is personally significant and will continue to have a huge impact on
our healthcare systemâ€“Alzheimerâ€™s disease. Effective today,
Iâ€™m leaving 23andMe and have begun making plans for the creation of a
foundation dedicated to the study of this disorder.
Conclusions: This first study to simultaneously examine
autonomic nervous system genetics, the biomarker complexity, and mortality
concludes: (1) ANS genetics and physiologic complexity are independently
related to mortality; (2) Genetics and complexity add information over
traditional acuity scoring (probability of survival); and (3) Simultaneous
assessment of ANS physiology and genetics may yield novel research, diagnostic,
and therapeutic opportunities in critical illness.
This article originally appeared on ScienceRoll.