research alliance Persephone Biosciences, Janssen Biotech Ink Biomarker Discovery Agreement Persephone is developing precision immunotherapeutics using microbiome and other medical data from healthy individuals and cancer patients. Deepcell Partners With Stanford University on Human Cell Atlas Project The project aims to build a benchmark human cell atlas of 2 million cells collected from 25 organs of eight people. Broad Institute, Novo Nordisk Foundation Launch Center to Study Genomic Mechanisms of Disease The center, which is being funded by a $47.5 million commitment from the foundation, will initially focus on type 2 diabetes and obesity. New Research Consortium to Standardize Single-Cell Sequencing for Cancer Drug Resistance Studies The main goal of the Persist-Seq private-public consortium is to generate a large single-cell cancer database in order to enable research on drug resistance. Lunaphore Technologies, University of Bern Partner on Colorectal Cancer Study The collaborators will use Lunaphore's Comet immunostaining platform to study colorectal cancer tumor buds. Jul 15, 2021 Takeda Pharmaceutical, Rady Children's Partner on Rare Genetic Disease Drug Development Jun 24, 2021 My Gene Counsel, Foundation for Prader-Willi Research Partner on Genetic Testing Study Jun 17, 2021 OncoDNA, Institut Jules Bordet Partner on Central Nervous System Metastasis Study May 24, 2021 Sensyne Health, Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine Sign Data Deal for Research May 17, 2021 Oxford, Oracle Partner to Improve Identification of SARS-CoV-2 Variants May 12, 2021 Heligenics, Jackson Lab Partner to Study Breast Cancer Gene Variants Apr 29, 2021 Valted Seq Lands Exclusive Rights to Evaluate Johns Hopkins Neurodegenerative Disease Dx Assays Apr 28, 2021 DermTech Partners With Stanford School of Medicine to Study Chronic Skin Disorder Apr 27, 2021 BostonGene, Medical College of Wisconsin Partner on Pancreatic Cancer Biomarker Research Apr 15, 2021 OncoDNA, Institut Curie Partner on Liquid Biopsy Research in Head and Neck Cancer Mar 22, 2021 Evotec, Takeda Pharmaceuticals Partner on RNA-Targeting Drug Development Mar 18, 2021 Genialis Teams With Slovenian Bioinformatics Group to Develop Precision Medicine Tools Mar 9, 2021 MD Anderson, Orionis Biosciences Ink Partnership to Advance, Repurpose Small-Molecule Cancer Drugs Mar 4, 2021 Datavant, Cerebral Palsy Research Network Seek Genetic Clues to CP Mar 3, 2021 Tempus, Texas Oncology Subsidiary Form Data-Focused Precision Oncology Partnership Mar 2, 2021 Strata Oncology, Pfizer Partner to Explore New Biomarker Indications for FDA-Approved Drugs Feb 18, 2021 Metabolon Strikes Biomarker Discovery Partnership With Cleveland Clinic Feb 16, 2021 LifeArc Providing £5M for COVID-19 Study on Genomics of Severe Disease Feb 4, 2021 Sano Genetics, Patients Know Best, BenevolentAI, C4X Discovery Form Ulcerative Colitis Alliance Jan 22, 2021 Microba, University of Queensland Partner to Study Gut Microbiome in Parkinson's Disease Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.