By the end of the summer, drug developers and researchers will have a roadmap document with instructions on how they might voluntarily share genomic data with the US Food and Drug Administration as part of the drug approval process.

“We are currently in the final stages of revising the guidance and are looking to complete it by the end of July,” Larry Lesko, director of the office of clinical pharmacology and biopharmaceutics at the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, told BioArray News last week.

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While gene therapies may have high price tags, they could be cheaper than the cost of managing disease, according to MIT's Technology Review.

Researchers are looking for markers that indicate which cancer patients may respond to immunotherapies, the Associated Press writes.

In Nature this week: paternal age associated with de novo mutations in children, and more.

Nature News writes that researchers are still wrangling over the role of the p-value.