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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

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Rutgers Cell and DNA Repository, or RUCDR, has landed a $2.4 million grant from the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine to study mental health risk among service men and women.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A new center in Ontario, Canada focused on pharmacogenetic applications for addiction and mental health has been established with a C$19 million (US$19.1 million) investment.

Diamond Healthcare will initially provide AssureRx Health's GeneSightRx psychiatric pharmacogenetic test in 10 of its behavioral health units, but plans to expand adoption of PGx testing within its 30-state network.

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The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.

In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.

MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.

In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.