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Duality will apply homomorphic encryption to data from multiple sources to train machine learning while safeguarding the privacy of individual patients.

The firm's test detects DNA from tick-borne bacteria directly from a patient's blood, and clinical studies are planned for the 2021 tick season.

The appropriations committee recommended that the NIH receive a total of $46.96 billion in NIH funding for FY 2021, a nearly 13 percent increase over its current budget.

Ten sites across the US will seek to integrate genomic risk assessment into clinical care, with a focus on diverse populations.

The funding marks the second cycle of CZI's Essential Open Source Software program, which awards between $50,000 and $250,000 in total costs per project.

Illumina will sequence 35,000 whole genomes for the Genetics of Mortality in Critical Care (GenOMICC) study and will provide an in-kind contribution.

The grants were awarded as part of Australia's Genomics Health Futures Mission, which was launched in 2018 as part of a broader health research initiative.

Research institutions in the US and Europe will lead the studies, which will explore different aspects of COVID-19 such as host immune response.

The charity also announced a partnership with Sage Bionetworks to establish an online repository for biomarker data generated by grant recipients.

Lexogen did not disclose the funding amount, but said it was one of €16 million ($17.4 million) in awards from the Austria Research Promotion Agency.

The funding, provided by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, will help test and study the Bay Area population in general as well as healthcare workers in particular.

The study, which is being supported by Thermo Fisher Scientific, aims to identify genetic biomarkers that can predict patients likely to develop severe disease.

Combining Ubiquitome's handheld PCR device and Oxford Nanopore's sequencer may enable a single person to screen 500 samples and obtain 24 whole genome sequences per day.

The test is expected to run on Tangen's GeneSpark nucleic acid amplification platform and achieve a CLIA waiver for use in doctors' offices.

The project's total budget is expected to exceed $1.5 million with backing from the Israeli Innovation Authority and international technology firm BATM.

The NIGMS repository holds and distributes over 11,700 unique cell lines, as well as more than 6,300 DNA samples, representing over 1,000 heritable diseases.

The $2.2 trillion economic stimulus package, aimed at bolstering the economy against the effects of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, has been signed into law by President Trump.

The effort is focused on building an atlas of immune cell types found across a range of Asian population groups as part of the Human Cell Atlas project.

The panel will aid in the diagnosis of patients with respiratory symptoms in about an hour by differentiating SARS-CoV-2 from other bacterial and viral pathogens.

The health system said the donation will be used to advance its translational cancer research and build a dedicated Precision Health Center.

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New analyses indicate the P.1 variant found in Brazil may be able to infect people who have already had COVID-19, the New York Times reports.

According to CNBC, Novavax's CEO says its vaccine could be authorized in the US as early as May.

The US National Institutes of Health has a new initiative to address structural racism in biomedical research.

In PNAS this week: GWAS of TLV-1-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis, analysis of twins with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and more.