Selected new reviews and commentaries, 1 June 2009

1 June 2009

Cystic fibrosis.

Genome-wide association studies: Detecting gene-gene interactions that underlie human diseases.Cordell HJ. Nat Rev Genet. 2009 May 12.

New insights into the aetiology of colorectal cancer from genome-wide association studiesTenesa A, Dunlop MG. Nat Rev Genet. 2009 May 12.

Practical and ethical considerations of noninvasive  prenatal diagnosis

A history lesson for stem cells

Genetics of reproductive lifespan.Hartge P. Nat Genet. 2009 Jun;41(6):637-8.

Does the FDA have the authority to trump the Declaration of Helsinki?Goodyear MD, Lemmens T, Sprumont D, Tangwa G. BMJ. 2009 Apr 21;338:b1559. doi: 10.1136/bmj.b1559.

A common genetic mechanism in malignant bone marrow diseases.Levine RL, Carroll M. N Engl J Med. 2009 May 28;360(22):2355-7.

Breaking the gene barrier in schizophrenia

Chaos in the embryo

Emergency preparedness for newborn screening and genetic services
Pass KA, Thoene J, Watson MS. Genet Med. 2009 May 13.

The Genetics of Crohn's Disease
Van Limbergen J, Wilson DC, Satsangi J. Annu Rev Genomics Hum Genet. 2009 May 19.

Developmental biology: Transgenic primate offspring
Schatten G, Mitalipov S. Nature. 2009 May 28;459(7246):515-6.

Diabetes: A virus-gene collaboration

von Herrath M. Nature. 2009 May 28;459(7246):518-9.

From genes to function: the next challenge to understanding multiple sclerosis
Fugger L, Friese MA, Bell JI. Nat Rev Immunol. 2009 May 15.

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