In the Journal of the National Cancer Institute this week, NCI and NIH researchers present their findings on a study of the effects of brain- and tumor-derived connective tissue growth factor on glioma invasion. CTGF has been previously implicated in cancer metastasis and invasion. For this study, the team harvested highly infiltrative patient-derived glioma tumor-initiating cells and tumor stem cells and analyzed a CTGF-induced signal transduction pathway.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.

NPR reports that government and private insurers are being slow to cover recently approved CAR-T cell therapies.

CNBC reports that there are thousands of genetic tests available for consumers to chose between.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of ducks, whole-genome doubling among tumor samples, and more.