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The Israeli firm recently announced the results of a multicenter study of its Bladder EpiCheck test in addition to netting €2.5 million in EU funding to develop a lung cancer assay.

Several companies will receive grants to develop hepatitis C molecular point-of-care and core antigen diagnostic assays.

The funding from the Mark Foundation for Cancer Research will support an initiative to investigate cancer genomics in ethnically diverse populations.

The multi-year cow genomics project aims to improve genetic selection and identify functional elements in the cow's genome.

The European Commission recently awarded Cergentis a €1.2 million grant to support the development of its TLA technology for use in FFPE samples.

Mostly Men, Eh?

Male scientists are more likely to win a National Institutes of Health grant for early investigators, according to Science.

A new study finds that peer reviewers usually don't agree on the quality of research grant proposals.

During a two-year pilot, the Genomic Ascertainment Cohort will collect 10,000 genotypes and make patients available for follow-up exams to confirm predictions.

Stand Up to Cancer is teaming with Microsoft and SITC to provide a new round of $11 million in grants to study cancer immunotherapies.

Look at the Science

Female grant applicants do about as well as their male colleagues when the review focuses on the science proposed, according to Nature News.

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Nobel laureates and scientific societies urge NIH and the Department of Health and Human Services to revisit the recent decision to end funding for a coronavirus grant.

Bloomberg reports that BGI's SARS-CoV-2 testing sites in the Middle East have raised concerns among US officials.

A new Pew Research Center poll finds confidence in medical researchers has grown among US adults since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

In Science this week: machine learning algorithm for faster Mendelian disorder diagnoses, gene linked to safe response to nitrogen-containing bisphosphonates, and more.