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H3 Biomedicine

The partnership marries Foundation's genomic knowledgebase with H3's drug discovery engine and computational biology platform.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BGI and H3 Biomedicine today announced they will sequence and publish data from next-generation sequencing-based research on pre-clinical cancer models.

This article has been updated to clarify the tools being co-developed by H3 Biomedicine and Sage Bionetworks

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cancer biotherapeutics developer H3 Biomedicine said today that it will partner with Sage Bionetworks to develop new software aimed at supporting its efforts to predict human responses to certain drugs.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Horizon Discovery and H3 Biomedicine today launched SyntheTx, a technology partnership created to provide novel oncology targets and early-stage drug discovery programs to drug manufacturers.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Horizon Discovery and biopharmaceutical firm H3 Biomedicine today announced a collaboration to identify and validate a panel of novel cancer drug targets.

Compendia Bioscience said this week that H3 Biomedicine has signed a three-year licensing agreement to use Compendia's Oncomine tool suite, which includes Oncomine Concepts and Oncomine Power Tools.

"H3 Biomedicine is an independent entity that will have the scientific freedom to choose and follow targets it identifies using genomic insights and modern chemistry, coupled with a disciplined approach to drug discovery and development," an Eisai spokesperson told PGx Reporter.

H3 Biomedicine will use a pharmacogenomic approach to develop new oncology drugs.

Harold Varmus, a former NIH director, says that proposed reductions to the agency's budget are worrisome.

The Genome 10K project is to sequence about 10,000 vertebrate genomes, including ones of endangered species, Digital Trends reports.

The new Coalition to Save NIH Funding aims to educate lawmakers and the public on the significance of biomedical research.

In PLOS this week: analysis of viral sequences from human blood samples, gut microbiomes of heart failure patients, and more.