tax credits Cancer Genetics Receives $1.1M From New Jersey Tax Credit Program The program enables NJ-based tech firms to sell net operating losses and R&D tax credits for at least 80 percent of the value of the tax benefits. Bill Aims to Extend $1B Small Biotech Credit A new bill would extend a program through 2017 that under Obama's health care bill awarded $1 billion in tax credits and grants to small biotech firms. Exact Sciences, Pressure Bio, Micronics Get IRS Grants for Technology Development The firms received grants under a program enacted as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. White House Unveils Permanent R&D Tax Credit Proposal The Obama plan would expand, simplify, and make permanent the R&D tax credit policy that currently requires renewal. $10M Angel Tax Credit for Illinois Life-Science Startups Signed Into Law The measure sets aside $10 million in tax credits to assist state-based angel investors in startup companies that commercialize new technologies, and awards angel investors tax credits equal to 25 percent of their investment. May 31, 2010 Two Bills, Same Goal: $10M Angel Tax Credit for Illinois Life-Science Startups Breaking News New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Qiagen, Thermo Fisher, Bionano Genomics, BillionToOne, More People in the News at Illumina Ventures, Element Biosciences, Epigenomics, Exagen, More Genomic Approaches Boost Rare Disease Diagnoses in Middle Eastern Patient Population GeneDx to Raise $150M in Public and Direct Stock Offerings In Brief This Week: T2 Biosystems, Novacyt, OpGen, Dante Genomics, Nautilus Biotechnology, More The Scan Self-Reported Hearing Loss in Older Adults Begins Very Early in Life, Study Says A JAMA Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery study says polygenic risk scores associated with hearing loss in older adults is also associated with hearing decline in younger groups. Genome-Wide Analysis Sheds Light on Genetics of ADHD A genome-wide association study meta-analysis of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder appearing in Nature Genetics links 76 genes to risk of having the disorder. MicroRNA Cotargeting Linked to Lupus A mouse-based study appearing in BMC Biology implicates two microRNAs with overlapping target sites in lupus. Enzyme Involved in Lipid Metabolism Linked to Mutational Signatures In Nature Genetics, a Wellcome Sanger Institute-led team found that APOBEC1 may contribute to the development of the SBS2 and SBS13 mutational signatures in the small intestine.