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Allergan will have the exclusive rights to license certain of Editas' CRISPR genome editing-based treatments for eye diseases.

They successfully edited the gene in mice in vivo and their approach could also work for a range of heterozygous disease-causing SNPs.

Exome sequencing poorly covers some known disease genes, but identifies novel genes that that Harvard team thinks will help improve panel's diagnostic rate.

The partnership will specifically include STP601, Sirnaomics' preclinical treatment for ocular neovascularization diseases, in the Greater China and Southeast Asian markets.

A federal grand jury has indicted Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh Balwani for alleged wire fraud in conjunction with their activities at Theranos.

Nature News reports that some developers are nervous about GitHub's acquisition by Microsoft.

A direct-to-consumer genetic testing company sent out used spit kits, CNBC reports.

In PLOS this week: comparison of commercial bisulfite kits, new method to predict essential proteins, and more