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The firm will use the financing to commercialize a test that utilizes metabolomic and DNA biomarkers to characterize obesity and guide weight loss.

In a proof-of-concept study published in Nature Biotechnology this week, the team demonstrated that it could enzymatically synthesize 10-mer oligonucleotides.

Isoma, which launched last year, will use the funds to develop and clinically validate a molecular test for stratifying glioblastoma patients.

The newly emerged Nashville Biosciences has the considerable genomics and bioinformatics resources of Vanderbilt behind it as it promotes new R&D techniques.

Armonica Technologies is looking to develop a nanochannel-based sequencing device that uses optical detection. 

The startup aims to tap into the $60 billion probiotics industry by sequencing the microbiomes of athletes to identify bacteria that improve performance.

Researchers from the Netherlands Cancer Institute plan to spin out a company to use sequencing-based cellular network mapping to aid in drug development.

Inflammatix hopes to market an 18-gene panel that will be able to tell from a blood sample whether a hospitalized patient has a bacterial, viral, or no infection.

The firm is in the process of commercializing an open, optimizable, high-throughput library preparation instrument for single-cell transcriptome profiling.

The Harvard spinout is commercializing inDrop single-cell sequencing technology developed by Allon Klein.

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The New York Times and ProPublica say that many physicians fail to disclose their financial ties when publishing in medical journals.

The Wall Street Journal reports Human Longevity's valuation has dropped by 80 percent.

Science reports that the US National Cancer Institute is cutting its operating budget by 5 percent.

In PLOS this week: similar variants seen in bullbogs, people with Robinow syndrome; ApoE genotypes in African-American, Puerto Rican populations; and more.