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  1. Content type: Review

    Neoantigens are newly formed peptides created from somatic mutations that are capable of inducing tumor-specific T cell recognition. Recently, researchers and clinicians have leveraged next generation sequenci...

    Authors: Megan M. Richters, Huiming Xia, Katie M. Campbell, William E. Gillanders, Obi L. Griffith and Malachi Griffith

    Citation: Genome Medicine 2019 11:56

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  2. Content type: Review

    Tuberculosis (TB) is a global infectious threat that is intensified by an increasing incidence of highly drug-resistant disease. Whole-genome sequencing (WGS) studies of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative ...

    Authors: Keira A. Cohen, Abigail L. Manson, Christopher A. Desjardins, Thomas Abeel and Ashlee M. Earl

    Citation: Genome Medicine 2019 11:45

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  3. Content type: Review

    In recent years, the number of studies investigating the impact of the gut microbiome in colorectal cancer (CRC) has risen sharply. As a result, we now know that various microbes (and microbial communities) ar...

    Authors: Jawara Allen and Cynthia L. Sears

    Citation: Genome Medicine 2019 11:11

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  4. Content type: Review

    Immune checkpoint blockade (ICB) therapies, which potentiate the body’s natural immune response against tumor cells, have shown immense promise in the treatment of various cancers. Currently, tumor mutational ...

    Authors: Jake R. Conway, Eric Kofman, Shirley S. Mo, Haitham Elmarakeby and Eliezer Van Allen

    Citation: Genome Medicine 2018 10:93

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  5. Content type: Review

    Neuroimaging genomics is a relatively new field focused on integrating genomic and imaging data in order to investigate the mechanisms underlying brain phenotypes and neuropsychiatric disorders. While early wo...

    Authors: Mary S. Mufford, Dan J. Stein, Shareefa Dalvie, Nynke A. Groenewold, Paul M. Thompson and Neda Jahanshad

    Citation: Genome Medicine 2017 9:102

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  6. Content type: Review

    Next-generation sequencing (NGS) is now more accessible to clinicians and researchers. As a result, our understanding of the genetics of neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs) has rapidly advanced over the past f...

    Authors: Amy B. Wilfert, Arvis Sulovari, Tychele N. Turner, Bradley P. Coe and Evan E. Eichler

    Citation: Genome Medicine 2017 9:101

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  7. Content type: Review

    RNA sequencing (RNA-seq) is a genomic approach for the detection and quantitative analysis of messenger RNA molecules in a biological sample and is useful for studying cellular responses. RNA-seq has fueled mu...

    Authors: Ashraful Haque, Jessica Engel, Sarah A. Teichmann and Tapio Lönnberg

    Citation: Genome Medicine 2017 9:75

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  8. Content type: Review

    The Human Genome Project and advances in DNA sequencing technologies have revolutionized the identification of genetic disorders through the use of clinical exome sequencing. However, in a considerable number ...

    Authors: Charles A. Steward, Alasdair P. J. Parker, Berge A. Minassian, Sanjay M. Sisodiya, Adam Frankish and Jennifer Harrow

    Citation: Genome Medicine 2017 9:49

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  9. Content type: Review

    The rise of genomically targeted therapies and immunotherapy has revolutionized the practice of oncology in the last 10–15 years. At the same time, new technologies and the electronic health record (EHR) in pa...

    Authors: Jeremy L. Warner, Sandeep K. Jain and Mia A. Levy

    Citation: Genome Medicine 2016 8:113

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  10. Content type: Review

    Malaria continues to impose a significant disease burden on low- and middle-income countries in the tropics. However, revolutionary progress over the last 3 years in nucleic acid sequencing, reverse genetics, ...

    Authors: Sebastian Kirchner, B. Joanne Power and Andrew P. Waters

    Citation: Genome Medicine 2016 8:92

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  11. Content type: Review

    Humans are virtually identical in their genetic makeup, yet the small differences in our DNA give rise to tremendous phenotypic diversity across the human population. By contrast, the metagenome of the human m...

    Authors: Jason Lloyd-Price, Galeb Abu-Ali and Curtis Huttenhower

    Citation: Genome Medicine 2016 8:51

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  12. Content type: Review

    The human gut harbors more than 100 trillion microbial cells, which have an essential role in human metabolic regulation via their symbiotic interactions with the host. Altered gut microbial ecosystems have be...

    Authors: Claire L. Boulangé, Ana Luisa Neves, Julien Chilloux, Jeremy K. Nicholson and Marc-Emmanuel Dumas

    Citation: Genome Medicine 2016 8:42

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  13. Content type: Review

    Infections encountered in the cancer setting may arise from intensive cancer treatments or may result from the cancer itself, leading to risk of infections through immune compromise, disruption of anatomic bar...

    Authors: Ying Taur and Eric G. Pamer

    Citation: Genome Medicine 2016 8:40

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