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Otsuka said it will use the CRISPR-Cas9 technology to support its internal research and development programs.

At AGBT, UCSC's Karen Miga provided updates on the human pangenome reference project and the telomere-to-telomere consortium's genome assembly work.

The company posted Q4 revenues of $26.1 million, up from $15.9 million in Q4 2019, and beat the consensus Wall Street estimate of $23.4 million.

AMP AD 2.0 will look to bring precision medicine technologies to Alzheimer's biomarker and target discovery over the next five year.

The GenomeWeb Index underperformed the Dow Jones, the Nasdaq, and the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index last month.

The US National Institutes of Health has a new initiative to address structural racism in biomedical research.

Aiming for May

According to CNBC, Novavax's CEO says its vaccine could be authorized in the US as early as May.

In PNAS this week: GWAS of TLV-1-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis, analysis of twins with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and more.

Pfizer is the first drugmaker to join the Strata PATH platform trial and will contribute drugs to advanced cancer patients in four study arms.

The company is working to expand access to its liquid biopsy assay outside of the US, after receiving US Food and Drug Administration approval last year.

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In a letter, about two dozen researchers criticize the World Health Organization investigation into the origins of SARS-CoV-2 and call for a new inquiry, the Wall Street Journal reports.

National Geographic reports that nine great apes at the San Diego Zoo have been vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2.

Janet Woodcock, the acting commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration, speaks with NPR about SARS-CoV-2 testing and vaccines in the US.

In Science this week: genetic study of kidney fibrosis implicates the SOX9-NAV3-YAP1 axis.