NIH funding

In a wide-ranging discussion, the two leaders touched upon vaccine development, infant mortality, US education, research funding, machine learning, and precision medicine.

Hospital will partner with several other institutions in this effort to support data-driven research into pediatric cancers and structural birth defects.

Biotech and academic leaders met with Trump administration officials to discuss NIH funding, ScienceInsider reports.

The funding will be used to develop new software and data structures to enable researchers to use the GO data for network-based analysis. 

The funding builds on more than $1.7 million already awarded to the firm, which is building a diagnostic for characterizing patients in clinical trials.

The company plans to develop a liquid biopsy assay that can identify patients most likely to benefit from treatment with checkpoint inhibitors.

Mathais Lichterfeld of the Ragon Institute and Rushdy Ahmad of the Broad Institute will use high-throughput proteomics to find phosphorylation important to HIV replication.

Eric Dishman, Director, All of Us Research Program

NIH has been conservative on the PMI's budget and its funds are sufficient to launch enrollment next year, begin collecting data, and initiate genetic testing pilot projects.

Personalized medicine proponents are uncertain where funding, personnel, and priorities will land in a new administration and Congress.

Translational scientist Jacqueline Achkar of Albert Einstein Medical College will lead several collaborations to build a point-of-care diagnostic platform.

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Rare gene mutations are guiding the search for drugs to manage chronic pain without opioids, according to CNBC.

The new Francis Crick Institute building can get too noisy for some researchers to concentrate, according to the Guardian.

CBS News reports that there are still many vacancies at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, but that it's uncertain whether they will be filled.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: pipeline to analyze and visualize bacterial genomes, database of global set of human genomes, and more.