Areas of concern are the recruitment of talented scientists, as well as retaining access to EU funding, European research collaborations, and clinical trials.
Investigators studied 442 patients with CUP and found mutations that could inform a specific treatment decision in more than half of them.
Using blood samples from 200 cancer patients, researchers showed that it is possible to find most early cancer cases with targeted error correction sequencing.
Using data from TCGA and the HPA, they looked at the prognostic role of each protein-coding gene in 7,932 tumor samples spanning 17 different tumor types.
The collaborators have signed a two-year research and license option agreement to develop novel T-cell therapies for cancer using genome editing technology.
Scientists at Duke University have found that a gene variant that affects cholesterol levels can potentially increase a patient's risk of contracting typhoid fever.
The trial will evaluate a single CTC analysis pipeline that incorporates cell enumeration and isolation systems from Menarini-Silicon Biosystems.
The agricultural company said it will use the licensed technology to develop improved and sustainable crops.
Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.
Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.
China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports.
In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.