In the Pipeline's Derek Lowe reminds his readers that interesting Phase II results don't always translate into successful Phase III tests. He points to Antisoma's AS404 and GenVec's TNFerade as examples. Both companies announced that their Phase III trials were being halted after it became clear that neither was going to meet its endpoints.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

An opinion piece in the Guardian argues that President Donald Trump is uninterested in science and that might not be a bad thing for the field.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Veterans Affairs Health System is studying whether genetic testing can help prescribe better depression therapies.

Stat News reports that Spark Therapeutics' Luxturna is now being used to treat a wider array of patients.

In Genome Biology this week: transcription factor among brittle stars, single-cell RNA sequencing strategy, and more.