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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Benitec Biopharma said this week that laboratory data on the first patient dosed in its Phase I/IIa trial its expressed RNAi treatment for hepatitis C indicate that the drug is safe and well tolerated.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Sangamo BioSciences today said that the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has awarded $5.6 million grant to researchers at City of Hope to develop an HIV/AIDS therapeutic based on Sangamo's zinc finger nuclease genome editing technology.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – By combing through drugs that have already undergone the approval process, researchers led by Stanford University's Julien Sage found that two therapies usually prescribed to treat depression may also help combat small-cell lung cancer, as they reported in Cancer D

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Illumina said today that it will partner with Global Genomics Group (G3) to provide whole-genome sequencing for the Genetic Loci and the Burden of Atherosclerotic Lesions, or GLOBAL, clinical trial.

A prospective study slated for publication has demonstrated that Precision Therapeutics' ChemoFx test was able to predict whether ovarian cancer patients would live longer if they took a particular chemotherapy.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The International Serious Adverse Events Consortium has finished enrolling two studies investigating genetic markers linked to drug-induced liver injury and hypersensitivity reactions, and it has launched a new study focused on finding markers of treatment-related inf

Germany's Curetis said this week that it has begun an additional, prospective, multicenter clinical trial of its Unyvero P50 Pneumonia test to demonstrate its clinical and health economic value.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Oracle Health Sciences Network today announced the inclusion of Genetic Alliance into the network, creating a bridge "linking individuals in its crowd-sourced patient registry to clinical trials."

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – VolitionRx today announced an agreement with Hvidovre Hospital, part of the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, covering two clinical trials for colorectal cancer.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Myriad Genetics will conduct homologous recombination deficiency (HRD) testing on patients enrolled in PharmaMar's Phase II clinical study for its anti-tumor drug candidate under a deal announced after the close of the market on Tuesday.

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The New York Times reports on an effort to address in high school biology classes misconceptions regarding race and genetics.

60 Minutes speaks with Harvard's George Church about tackling the effects of aging and more.

In PLOS this week: rare alterations in Timothy syndrome, analysis of twins' gut microbiomes, and more.

A Brazilian-led team of researchers reports it has generated a sugarcane genome assembly that encompasses more than 99 percent of its genome.