NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian Hospital have partnered to launch a new institute that will pursue genome-centered translational medicine to deliver personalized care.

The Institute for Precision Medicine at the New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City will invest in genome sequencing and a biobank and hire bioinformaticians to analyze patient data in an effort to target treatments to individuals.

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In Nature this week: mouse genome functional analysis, more sensitive chromatin immunoprecipitation, and more.

The Center for Data Innovation and HealthITNow argue for re-building of genomic research infrastructure.

A Senate committee has unanimously approved a bill to require articles resulting from federally funded projects to be made publicly available, according to ScienceInsider.

The US is heading toward another budget showdown, Nature News says.