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This week, Certara, a software and scientific consulting vendor, launched the Cardiac Safety Simulator, a tool that lets pharmaceutical companies test the toxicity of potential drug candidate on the heart using an in silico model of ventricular cells and determine safe dosage reg

GenBank 194.0 is now available via FTP from the National Center for Biotechnology Information.

Simcyp, a division of Certara, said this week that it has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the US Food and Drug Administration to further develop the Simcyp Dog model for the evaluation of drug products intended for use in different canine breeds

Researchers from the Victorian Bioinformatics Consortium have released version 2.2.4 of the Velvet Optimiser, which includes a several bug fixes.

In an against-all-odds twist, a researcher studying exceeding rare FOXG1 mutations discovers her daughter has the syndrome.

An effort by Genomics Medicine Ireland is creating a database of diseases based on the genomics of people in Ireland. It now is looking into the possibility of including Scotland in its work.

In recent weeks, the direct-to-consumer genetics firm has rolled out a health hub where customers can share information concerning 18 common health conditions.

In PLOS this week, new genes associated with prostate cancer risk, genetic patterns in M. bovis, and more.