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The $1.7 million grant from NHBLI will support development of genotype and phenotype-based indicators and predictors for sudden cardiac death.

The $5 million grant program will support development of informatics tools to make it easier to search through genomic data stores for disease-relevant phenotypic information.

Over the next five years, researchers from Ohio State University and Indiana University will study epigenetic changes in prostate, breast, and ovarian cancer cells that cause resistance to hormonal therapy or traditional chemotherapy.

The new center will combine biological and computational research to reconstruct molecular networks in the study of non-solid tumors, as well as establish resources for complex data analysis, and for education and outreach to Stanford's cancer research community.

The Diabetes Research and Training Center will use a $9.5 million grant to support its research cores, including epigenomics and metabolomics studies, and a $632,000 stimulus grant for equipment.

The National Center for Research Resources expects to award the funds in 2011 to support the Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence grants program.

The company will work with Stony Brook University Medical Center to identify and characterize genetic variants for Parkinson's disease.

The NIH center has granted out its ARRA funding for 146 projects that will update, renovate, and build biomedical research labs in 44 states.

The company will collaborate with the University of Oregon to develop companion diagnostic tests to identify adverse effects on mitochondria from antiviral drugs.

The firm will use the funding to develop a high-throughput screening system for cancer therapeutics.


The US National Institutes of Health's All of Us project awarded $4.6 million to the company Color to develop a genetic counseling resource for the program.

The Times of India reports on a pilot study that used genomic testing to determine whether patients had drug-resistant tuberculosis.

New guidelines say that more women may benefit from genetic testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, according to the Los Angeles Times.

In Cell this week: small proteins identified among human microbiome, role for tumor microbes in pancreatic cancer survival, and more.