A sequence variant that increases risk of pregnancy loss

Scientists at deCODE genetics, a subsidiary of Amgen, and their collaborators from Iceland, Denmark, and the USA published a study today in Nature Structural and Molecular Biology titled “Variant in the synaptonemal complex protein SYCE2 associates with pregnancy loss...

GIPR Gene does not affect bone health

In the paper, Obesity variants in the GIPR gene do not associate with risk of fracture or bone mineral density” published in the JCEM, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, scientists from deCODE genetics, a subsidiary of Amgen, and...

New biomarker for osteoarthritis

Scientists at deCODE genetics have found a new biomarker for osteoarthritis, that outperforms previously reported biomarkers and is an independent predictor of disease.   Kari Stefansson and Unnur Styrkarsdpttir. In a study published in the medical journal,...