Pfizer this week announced that it had filed a new drug application with the US Food and Drug Administration for the pharmacogenomically guided non-small cell lung cancer drug crizotinib.

The company is seeking approval for crizotinib in advanced NSCLC patients whose tumors harbor the EML4 and ALK fusion oncogene, and as such a genetic test needs to be marketed with the drug to pick out patients expressing this gene marker.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.

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