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The government has also pledged €5 million from the European Regional Development Fund to support the integration of genetic data into routine medical care.

The newly launched RT-PCR-based molecular diagnostic kits are designed for use in monitoring post-transplantation and immunosuppressed patients.

The firm is using collaborations to access the large, diverse cohorts it needs to support its goal of commercializing its SomaScan system as a clinical platform.

In Nature this week: extension to uncultivated virus genome reporting standards, multiplex orthogonal CRISPR-based genome editing approach, and more.

The test measures hepatitis B viral DNA and is intended to be used to assess prognosis and response to antiviral therapies.

With this latest financing round, the Cambridge, UK-based developer of genomic data management software has raised a total of $3.2 million to date.

Research suggests gut microbe representation, abundance, and function may provide clues for diagnosing Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and irritable bowel syndrome.

The team compiled these proteins in three panels that could help researchers better assess plasma sample quality in protein biomarker work.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: updated Aspergillus niger genome annotation, high-throughput sequencing strategy for profiling RNA structure, and more.

The launch of the sequencing platforms is a milestone for the Plan France Médecine Génomique 2025, a €670 million initiative the French government announced two years ago.

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The US has sent its formal notice of withdrawal from the World Health Organization, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Science reports that a draft spending bill would increase the US National Institutes of Health budget by 13 percent.

The Harvard Crimson reports that Harvard and MIT are suing the Department of Homeland Security and ICE over the new international student visa policy.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: algorithm to determine molecular sequence types and other microbial features, computational method to uncover R-loop structures, and more.