On the heels of the WINTHER study, the consortium has planned a new trial called MERCURY, and will launch a blood and tissue repository.
The company immediately borrowed $255 million to pay part of the $680 million price tag for Alere's MeterPro cardiovascular and toxicology business and its BNP assay business.
The new funds follow a $3.3 million Series C financing round closed in late 2009. MDI will use the money to further develop its pipeline of qualitative real-time PCR in vitro diagnostic tests for infectious diseases.
Duke researchers and the SAEC will use whole-genome sequencing to identify and validate rare gene variants associated with clozapine-induced immunological response.
Researchers in the UK and Australia uncover genetic links between BMI and depression, the Guardian reports.
The Verge details the account of an academic who alleges her university retaliated against her after she complained of sexual harassment by her supervisor.
The New York Times writes that natural history museums are helping round out genetic studies with older specimens.
In PNAS this week: artemisinin resistance mutations in malaria parasites, ant-plant interactions over time, and more.