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UNC Genetics PublicationsDepartment of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published 12 papers during July 3rd – 16th, 2022.


The Landscape of Immune Microenvironments in Racially Diverse Breast Cancer Patients. 

Hamilton AM, Hurson AN, Olsson LT, Walens A, Nsonwu-Farley J, Kirk EL, Abdou Y, Downs-Canner SM, Serody JS, Perou CM, Calhoun BC, Troester MA, Hoadley KA.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2022 Jul 1;31(7):1341-1350. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-21-1312.

PMID: 35437570


ACMG SF v3.1 list for reporting of secondary findings in clinical exome and genome sequencing: A policy statement of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG). 

Miller DT, Lee K, Abul-Husn NS, Amendola LM, Brothers K, Chung WK, Gollob MH, Gordon AS, Harrison SM, Hershberger RE, Klein TE, Richards CS, Stewart DR, Martin CL; ACMG Secondary Findings Working Group. Electronic address:

Genet Med. 2022 Jul;24(7):1407-1414. doi: 10.1016/j.gim.2022.04.006. Epub 2022 Jun 17.

PMID: 35802134 No abstract available.


Association of Pace of Aging Measured by Blood-Based DNA Methylation With Age-Related Cognitive Impairment and Dementia. 

Sugden K, Caspi A, Elliott ML, Bourassa KJ, Chamarti K, Corcoran DL, Hariri AR, Houts RM, Kothari M, Kritchevsky S, Kuchel GA, Mill JS, Williams BS, Belsky DW, Moffitt TE; Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative.

Neurology. 2022 Jul 6:10.1212/WNL.0000000000200898. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000200898. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 35794023


Clinical evaluation and etiologic diagnosis of hearing loss: A clinical practice resource of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG). 

Li MM, Tayoun AA, DiStefano M, Pandya A, Rehm HL, Robin NH, Schaefer AM, Yoshinaga-Itano C; ACMG Professional Practice and Guidelines Committee. Electronic address:

Genet Med. 2022 Jul;24(7):1392-1406. doi: 10.1016/j.gim.2022.03.018. Epub 2022 May 10.

PMID: 35802133


On polygenic risk scores for complex traits prediction. 

Zhao B, Zou F.

Biometrics. 2022 Jun;78(2):499-511. doi: 10.1111/biom.13466. Epub 2021 Apr 27.

PMID: 33786811


Newborn screening for neurodevelopmental diseases: Are we there yet? 

Chung WK, Berg JS, Botkin JR, Brenner SE, Brosco JP, Brothers KB, Currier RJ, Gaviglio A, Kowtoniuk WE, Olson C, Lloyd-Puryear M, Saarinen A, Sahin M, Shen Y, Sherr EH, Watson MS, Hu Z.

Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2022 Jul 15. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.c.31988. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 35838066


Genetic diversity of collaborative cross mice enables identification of novel rift valley fever virus encephalitis model. 

Cartwright HN, Barbeau DJ, Doyle JD, Klein E, Heise MT, Ferris MT, McElroy AK.

PLoS Pathog. 2022 Jul 14;18(7):e1010649. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1010649. eCollection 2022 Jul.

PMID: 35834486


An interaction of inorganic arsenic exposure with body weight and composition on type 2 diabetes indicators in Diversity Outbred mice. 

Xenakis JG, Douillet C, Bell TA, Hock P, Farrington J, Liu T, Murphy CEY, Saraswatula A, Shaw GD, Nativio G, Shi Q, Venkatratnam A, Zou F, Fry RC, Stýblo M, Pardo-Manuel de Villena F.

Mamm Genome. 2022 Jul 11. doi: 10.1007/s00335-022-09957-w. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 35819478


ToxCast chemical library Wnt screen identifies diethanolamine as an activator of neural progenitor proliferation. 

Wolter JM, Jimenez JA, Stein JL, Zylka MJ.

FASEB Bioadv. 2022 Mar 28;4(7):441-453. doi: 10.1096/fba.2021-00163. eCollection 2022 Jul.

PMID: 35812078 Free PMC article.


Chemically modified recombinant human sulfamidase (SOBI003) in mucopolysaccharidosis IIIA patients: Results from an open, non-controlled, multicenter study. 

Harmatz P, Muenzer J, Ezgü F, Dalén P, Huledal G, Lindqvist D, Gelius SS, Wikén M, Önnestam K, Bröijersén A.

Mol Genet Metab. 2022 Jun 28;136(4):249-259. doi: 10.1016/j.ymgme.2022.06.008. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 35835061


Prioritizing candidate peptides for cancer vaccines through predicting peptide presentation by HLA-I proteins. 

Zhou LY, Zou F, Sun W.

Biometrics. 2022 Jul 14. doi: 10.1111/biom.13717. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 35833513


The Pharmacogenetics of Opiates and Its Impact on Delirium in Mechanically Ventilated Adults: A Pilot Study. 

Austin CA, Szeto A, Gupta A, Wiltshire T, Crona DJ, Kistler C.

J Pharm Technol. 2022 Aug;38(4):195-201. doi: 10.1177/87551225221085116. Epub 2022 Apr 13.

PMID: 35832565