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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.

The VP lauded the work of the assembled researchers, offered suggestions for ways forward, and asked for their help in determining how to change the system for the better.

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The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.