A new clinical study points to a use of pharmacogenomics that could increase in the future: tailoring the dose of a drug to a patient’s drug metabolism, based on the patients’ genotype for certain metabolizing enzymes.

“There is the ability now to optimize and personalize the dose based on an understanding of a patient’s genetic background,” said Dennis Brown, president and CEO of ChemGenex Therapeutics, a Menlo Park, Calif., cancer biopharma company involved in this study.

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The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.