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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Ten institutes at the National Institutes of Health plan to provide $17.5 million in funding next year to support a network of as many as 14 consortia that will pursue clinica

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health plans to provide $5 million in funding over the next few years to create a DNA sequencing core facility that will support its Undiagnosed Diseases Program.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health will fund research projects next year that seek to find out how the function of genes and genetic variants are involved in certain rare diseases that have only recently been diagnosed.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The European Commission said today that it has pumped €144 million ($188 million) into a number of new research projects that will target rare diseases, including 'omics-centered studies and efforts to understand the genetic diseases and develop personalized strategies

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Four European research teams will use €38 million ($50.8 million) in funding from the European Union to harness genomic knowledge in developing new diagnostics and treatments for a range of rare diseases, Newcastle University said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Translational Genomics Research Institute today announced the creation of a new center to leverage genomic sequencing technology aimed at rare childhood disorders.

Beta testers of Illumina’s recently announced RapidTrack sequencing service said they have been impressed with its ease and data quality and plan to continue to use it to study rare childhood diseases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and BGI will work together on a sequencing-based project to discover genetic variants involved in 1,000 rare diseases, the partners said today.

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A New Zealand minister says the country's genetic modification laws need to be re-examined to help combat climate change, the New Zealand Herald reports.

A new analysis finds some cancers receive more nonprofit dollars than others.

An Australian mother's conviction in the deaths of her children may be re-examined after finding that two of the children carried a cardiac arrhythmia-linked gene variant.

In Science this week: comparative analysis of sex differences in mammal gene expression, and more.