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The company said proceeds will be used for working capital, and may also be used to acquire or invest in complementary businesses or technologies.

Veracyte will offer 5 million shares at $10.25 per share. It has granted underwriters an option to purchase an additional 750,000 shares.

In PNAS this week: computational approach for finding heterotic patterns in hybrid wheat, single-cell RNA-seq study of fetal brain development, and more.

Despite an initial focus on cardiovascular disease, Miragen has moved programs in hematological cancer and fibrosis to the front of its pipeline.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Molecular imaging firm Edinburgh Molecular Imaging has received £4 million ($6.5 million) in a Series A investment, life science capital venture fund Epidarex Capital announced today.

Regulus Therapeutics remains on track to filing an investigational new drug application for its microRNA-targeting hepatitis C treatment RG-101 next year, with a second candidate — likely for fibrosis or cancer — to be added to the company's formal pipeline before the end of 2013

Roughly three years after partnering with Quark Pharmaceuticals to develop siRNA-based treatments for fibrotic diseases, Japan’s Nitto Denko has initiated its first clinical trial of an RNAi drug.

The management of Regulus Therapeutics last week provided a few new details on the company's pipeline, promising that it would have two microRNA drug candidates ready for clinical trials before the end of next year.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – KineMed today announced an agreement with GlaxoSmithKline for the use of KineMed's biomarker discovery platform in therapeutic areas of interest for the drug manufacturer.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Epistem today announced a research collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline to use its amplification technology to gain a better understanding of fibrosis.

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The Lancet has made changes to its peer-review process in response to its recent retraction of a COVID-19-related paper, Science reports.

The New York Times reports that a series of emails show how Department of Health and Human Services officials sought to silence the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

A new initiative aims to move Australia's genome sequencing labs onto one system, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

In PLOS this week: recessive mutation tied to early-onset dilated cardiomyopathy, epigenetic analysis of lung adenocarcinoma, and more.