acute coronary syndrome

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.

The latest analysis of CYP2C19 genotyping to guide antiplatelet therapy tries to address cost questions from the vantage of a payor or large healthcare system.

The test will be used in a Phase III clinical trial that seeks to validate the clinical efficacy of dalcetrapib.

A study led by researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital on the effect of CYP2C19 testing on physicians' prescribing patterns has found that when doctors received patient test results for genetic markers associated with clopidogrel response through a pharmacy-benefit manager-

Nanosphere said it has completed data collection in a fast track trial toward submitting its cardiac troponin I assay for FDA approval later this year.

Under a proposed spending bill, the US National Institutes of Health would see an additional $3 billion in funding.

Researchers from the University of Oxford and the University of Sydney sequenced numerous platypus genomes to study their population history.

Robert Redfield, the new pick to lead the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has faced criticism for some of his work.

In Nature this week: sequenced genomes of five additional Neanderthals, and more.