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The company, which raised the money from Silicon Valley Bank as well as existing shareholders, said it will use the proceeds to expand its business.

The proof-of-principle application suggests networks of microRNA, RNA, and other 'omics data can untangle drug response and more.

The effort will compare the outcomes and healthcare costs of patients whose treatments were informed by genetic testing results against those managed without this information.

The funds will go toward efforts to drive clinical adoption and further develop Assurex's GeneSight products.

 

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The GPCR Consortium was launched today with the goal of generating high-resolution pictures of G-protein coupled receptors.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Mental Health plans to provide up to $4 million per year to fund efforts that use whole-genome sequencing to uncover the genomic basis for severe mental disorders, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, among others.

The National Institutes of Health last month announced two funding opportunities with potential microRNA components, seeking grant proposals in the areas of acute kidney injury and the genomic basis of neurodevelopment and mental disorders.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Mental Health plans to provide around $4 million in Fiscal Year 2014 to support research efforts under the PsychENCODE project.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Mental Health plans to provide up to $9 million per year for as many as five years to fund a new center that will be a resource for accelerating rese

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Though many details have yet to be worked out, the draft deal for the UK's withdrawal from the EU is giving researchers some hints for what they can expect, Nature News says.

DNA testing has solved a 100-year-old mystery contained in the skull and teeth samples of a now-extinct monkey that once inhabited Jamaica, Gizmodo reports.

As the UN ponders a ban on gene drives, one malaria researcher says there are less dramatic ways to fight the disease in Africa than unleashing GM mosquitoes on a whole continent.

In Nature this week: an improved reference genome of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, genomes of four species of truffles, and more.