This article has been corrected to note that Perlegen is a spinout of Affymetrix, not a subsidiary as previously reported.
 
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Perlegen Sciences said today it will work with an undisclosed electronic medical records company to search through data from four million patients for genetic markers that could help predict patient response to certain medical treatments.
 

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.