This update clarifies that Margaret Pericak-Vance is director and Jeffrey Vance is co-director of Duke University’s Center for Human Genetics.
 
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The University of Miami may soon open an Institute of Human Genomics at or near the University’s Miller School of Medicine, the university said yesterday.
 

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The US National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration have proposed changing gene therapy oversight, the Associated Press reports.

Nature News reports that the Salk Institute has asked for the scope of a gender discrimination lawsuit brought against it to be narrowed.

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