Jeremy Hunt, the UK health secretary, announced a new governmental agency to push for personalized medicine, the Guardian reports. Genomics England, as the new organization is called, is to oversee the mapping of 100,000 patients with cancer and rare diseases, the BBC adds.
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CBC Marketplace commissions DNA testing of chicken sandwiches at Subway and other fast-food chains.
In a speech to Congress, President Donald Trump called the drug approval process at FDA "slow and burdensome."
In Genome Research this week: algorithm to tease out strains from metagenomic sequences, drug resistance mechanisms in cancer cells, and more.
Variants in the IFITM3 gene affect inflammatory response to infection, UPI reports.