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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Adaptive Biotechnologies announced today a deal with Biogen Idec aimed at autoimmune disease biomarkers.

Officials from Regulus Therapeutics this week said that the company continues to plan on filing two investigational new drug applications in 2014, one of which is for a microRNA-122-targeting hepatitis C treatment, but fell short of promising the goal would be met.

Isis Pharmaceuticals said this week that it has teamed with Biogen Idec to develop antisense-based drugs for neurological and neuromuscular disorders.

This article has been updated from a version posted Nov. 13 to correct the name of the National Hemophilia Foundation.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Two patient advocacy groups, Biogen Idec, and a medical center have teamed up to offer free or low-cost genetic testing to people with hemophilia and their families to identify ways to personalize patient care, generate new genetic information, and help create a databa

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Regulus Therapeutics, a developer of microRNA-based therapeutics, announced after the close of the market Wednesday that it has signed a deal with Biogen Idec to identify blood-borne miRNA biomarkers for multiple sclerosis.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Biogen Idec today announced collaborations with researchers at Duke University and the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology to sequence the genomes of up to 1,000 patients in order to better understand the genetic causes of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also called

In another setback to its respiratory syncytial virus program, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals announced this week that its RSV therapeutic candidate ALN-RSV01 failed to meet the primary endpoint in a phase IIb trial.

FDA Greenlights Quest's PML Risk Test for Patients Prescribed Tysabri

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Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.

St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.

In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.