Two years ago, Pfizer announced it had partnered with biotech company Celldex to develop a brain cancer vaccine. At the time, many people thought the move heralded the beginning of pharmaceutical companies developing personalized treatments for patients, says Robert Langreth on Forbes' Treatments blog. But now Pfizer has dissolved the partnership, leaving Celldex to try and develop the drug on its own.

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The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.