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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Translational Genomics Research Institute held a ribbon-cutting today to launch a new clinic within the Center for Rare Childhood Disorders that will focus on using genomic and molecular techniques to diagnose and treat such disorders.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – An investigator at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago plans to use a new $9 million Transformative Research Award from the National Institutes of Health to develop DNA-based technologies that could be used to monitor neuron activity in living brains, RIC said on T

Isis Pharmaceuticals this week announced that it had formed a strategic alliance with Biogen Idec to develop antisense-based treatments for neurological 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.

Isis Pharmaceuticals said this week that it has teamed with Biogen Idec to develop antisense-based drugs for neurological and neuromuscular disorders.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Roche today announced that it has teamed with the Innovative Medicines Initiative to lead a consortium of industry and academic partners that will use stem cells for drug discovery research.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Mutations in a gene called ATP1A3, which codes for a component of an ion transporter pump important to nerve cell function, are behind most cases of a sporadic neurological condition known as alternating hemiplegia of childhood, or AHC, according to a new Nature Ge

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Belgian molecular diagnostic company Multiplicom today announced a deal with French institutes ICM and ICAN to develop molecular diagnostic tests for the identification of genetic mutations associated with cardiovascular, metabolic, and neurological diseases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Indiana University has launched a new $150 million, five-year effort that will use genetics and personalized medicine, among other approaches, to develop new capabilities and translational research projects focused on cancer, neuroscience, and cardiovascular medicine,

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A new analysis suggests warming, not the arrival of humans, led to the extinction of the woolly rhinoceros thousands of years ago, the Economist reports.

Chinese health officials uncovered SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA on imported frozen food, but the New York Times reports catching COVID-19 that way would be unlikely.

The UK has ordered 60 million coronavirus vaccine doses from Novavax and 30 million doses from Janssen, according to the Guardian.

In Science this week: machine learning model predicts whether ion channel mutations will cause disease, and more.