2 July 2008
In the last few weeks there has been a wealth of articles focusing on rare inherited diseases:
Issues in genetic testing for ultra-rare diseases: background and introduction.
Ledbetter DH, Faucett WA. Genet Med. 2008 May;10(5):309-13.
Developing a national collaborative study system for rare genetic diseases.
Watson MS et al. Genet Med. 2008 May;10(5):325-9.
Gene patenting and licensing: the role of academic researchers and advocacy groups.
Ledbetter DH. Genet Med. 2008 May;10(5):314-9.
Common and rare variants in multifactorial susceptibility to common diseases
Bodmer W, Bonilla C. Nat Genet. 2008 Jun;40(6):695-701.
Pharmacogenetic testing: not as simple as it seems.
Haga SB, Burke W.Genet Med. 2008 Jun;10(6):391-5.
Genetic exceptionalism. Too much of a good thing?
Evans JP, Burke W. Genet Med. 2008 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print]
Keeping Pace with the Times - The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008
Hudson KL, Holohan MK, Collins FS. N Engl J Med. 2008 Jun 19;358(25):2661-3.
The genetics of multiple sclerosis: SNPs to pathways to pathogenesis
Oksenberg JR, Baranzini SE, Sawcer S, Hauser SL. Nat Rev Genet. 2008 Jul;9(7):516-26.
Genetic Predisposition to Breast Cancer: Past, Present, and Future
Turnbull C, Rahman N. Annu Rev Genomics Hum Genet. 2008 Jun 10.
From Darwin's finches to canaries in the coal mine - mining the genome for new biology.
Hunter DJ, Altshuler D, Rader DJ. N Engl J Med. 2008 Jun 26;358(26):2760-3.
Neuroblastoma - linking a common allele to a rare disease.
Kushner BH, Cheung NK. N Engl J Med. 2008 Jun 12;358(24):2635-7.
Systems biology. The scale of prediction.
Baliga NS. Science. 2008 Jun 6;320(5881):1297-8.
Exploiting the proteome to improve the genome-wide genetic analysis of epistasis in common human diseases
Pattin KA, Moore JH. Hum Genet. 2008 Jun 13. [Epub ahead of print]