Science Progress is encouraged by the upcoming meeting of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee for Genetics, Health, and Society at the Department of Health and Human Services, saying that this sort of federal-level discussion of the future of genomic medicine is just what is needed.

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Science speaks with the University of Michigan's Jedidiah Carlson, who has tracked population genetic discussions at white nationalist sites.

Gene therapies could qualify for a faster US Food and Drug Administration approval process, according to Stat News.

NPR reports that the US House of Representatives has passed a bill to enable terminally ill patients access to experimental drugs.

In Genome Research this week: inversion variants mapped in human, non-human primate genomes; transcriptome profiling of maize, sorghum; and more.