Genomics 'Take 2'

It is "genomics Take 2."

That's what the New York Times calls Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Geisinger Health System's partnership to sequence 100,000 genomes of patients and sort through the resulting data for disease links and useful treatment information.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Alnylam's RNAi-based therapy Onpattro, according to Stat News.

Harvard Medical School's Seth Cassel and Cigall Kadoch argue in a Baltimore Sun op-ed that the recent TAILORx trial shows the potential of genomic-based medicine.

Researchers in the UK are working on using gene drives to control malaria-carrying mosquitoes, the Telegraph reports.

In PLOS this week: genetic architecture mediating gene expression, metabolomic patterns in multiple myeloma, and more.