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23andMe has licensed an antibody it developed to treat inflammatory diseases to the Spanish drugmaker Almirall, according to Bloomberg

"This is a seminal moment for 23andMe," Emily Drabant Conley, the vice president of business development at 23andMe, tells Bloomberg. "We've now gone from database to discovery to developing a drug."

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The Hastings Center's Erik Parens argues in a Scientific American opinion piece that the current pandemic underscores the need to reconsider the hope placed in genomic medicine. 

The Los Angeles Times writes that Operation Warp Speed has an ambitious timeline for developing a COVID-19 vaccine.

The Sydney Morning Herald reports that Australia is launching its trial of preconception carrier testing Tuesday.

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