Exelixis

Originally published March 25.
The European Commission has approved Cometriq (cabozantinib) as a treatment for medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) patients.

Originally published Dec. 23.
EU's CHMP Issues Positive Opinion Exelixis' Cometriq for Medullary Thyroid Cancer

A team led by investigators at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the University of California, Los Angeles has developed a new approach for analyzing circulating tumor cells obtained from prostate cancer patients using chip- and sequencing-based applications.

European Commission Approves Vertex's Personalized CF Drug Kalydeco

Gaithersburg West Master Plan, Ben Franklin Technology Partners, University of Houston Institute of Biomedical Research, Connecticut Economic Development Consolidations, South San Francisco Life Sciences Career Fair, New York City Biotechnology Tax Credit

Chinese state news agency Xinhua reports that a preliminary investigation has found He Jiankui performed his gene-editing work illegally.

John Mendelsohn, a former president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has died, the New York Times reports.

Identical twins receive different estimates of ancestry from the same direct-to-consumer genetic testing firms, CBC reports.

In PNAS this week: chromosomal features of maize, adaptations in the vinous-throated parrotbill, and more.