The Personalized Medicine Coalition's blog, The Age of Personalized Medicine, says the healthcare reform legislation signed into law yesterday by President Obama is a "major victory" for the emerging science of personalized medicine. Blogger Amy Miller says this is the first time the principles of personalized medicine have ever been formally voted on and signed into law.

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NPR reports that with medical data being big business, some companies want to get patients involved.

The Asbury Park Press reports on the startup Genomic Prediction's test to determine an embryo's risk of disease.

In PNAS this week: optical mapping allows glimpse of structural variants, disease-linked GATA2 mutations boosts its protein activity, and more.

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.