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Backed by €19 million in EU funding, the initiative, called BigData@Heart, will create a research platform that could change the way cardiovascular diseases are diagnosed and treated.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Miragen Therapeutics this week announced that its research and development collaboration with France's Servier has been extended by two years to October 2016.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Curie-Cancer, which leads Institut Curie's industry partnerships, and the French drug developer Servier have extended an ongoing partnership focused on breast cancer research for another three years, they said today.

MiRagen Therapeutics this week said it has achieved the first milestone in its partnership with Les Laboratoires Servier, with the French company selecting a third target for microRNA drug development.
The move triggered an undisclosed milestone payment to MiRagen.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The French government has provided €13.4 million ($17.4 million) to fund the Innovative MODels Initiative (IMODI), a partnership aimed at facilitating the development of new cancer treatments.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Les Laboratoires Servier and Prognomix today announced a deal to identify novel targets for the development of type 2 diabetes and metabolic disease treatments.

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French biotech company Hybrigenics this week reported €1.85 million ($2.52 million) in first-half revenues from its proteomics services business, up eight percent from €1.71 million in the first half of 2010.

Reuters reports that UK researchers are using gene-editing tools to develop flu-resistant chickens.

Nature calls for genomics to become part of the World Health Organization's cholera surveillance approach.

Vox explores a proposal to institute a lottery system to award grant funds.

In Genome Biology this week: gut microbiome study of individuals from Tanzania and Botswana, sixth version of the Network of Cancer Genes database, and more.