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The companies are creating a new center that will offer support services to biopharmaceutical companies, CROs, and others in designing genetically informed clinical trials.

The partnership with the consulting firm follows a series of distribution agreements Rubicon has inked for both the US and international markets.

FactBio is preparing to launch software that lets users integrate and share data relevant to their research.

Procter & Gamble has signed a four-year agreement with Eagle Genomics to deploy Eaglecore, the company's bioinformatics software platform.

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Mari Baker is leaving Navigenics, Andrew von Eschenbach has joined a consulting firm, Jay Flatley takes a seat on Helixis' board, and more.

The New York Times and ProPublica say that many physicians fail to disclose their financial ties when publishing in medical journals.

The Wall Street Journal reports Human Longevity's valuation has dropped by 80 percent.

Science reports that the US National Cancer Institute is cutting its operating budget by 5 percent.

In PLOS this week: similar variants seen in bullbogs, people with Robinow syndrome; ApoE genotypes in African-American, Puerto Rican populations; and more.