NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A paper published this past summer providing evidence that the gene variants found in some non-cancerous tissues may differ from those present in blood samples from the same individual was the top-read story on GenomeWeb Daily News in 2009.
That article just edged out a report early in the year that the National Institutes of Health would channel stimulus funds into existing grants rather than restoring previous cuts to existing programs and grants.
Meanwhile, Sequenom, the molecular diagnostics firm that was hit by a scandal surrounding its test data, was the focus of a few of the top-read articles for the year.
Here is the list of the top 10 most-read articles on GWDN for 2009:
7) Sequenom CEO, Others Terminated Following Investigation