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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Despite sustained interest among researchers and diagnostics developers in advancing molecular tests to personalize cardiovascular care, integration of such tools into clinical practice is happening slowly where at all.

The company will work with the American College of Cardiology to create a clinical resource on the web for peer-reviewed biomarker information.

Research presented at the American College of Cardiology scientific session in Atlanta today suggests individuals who receive genetic testing early in their warfarin treatment are up to 31 percent less likely to be hospitalized than those who don't.

Harold Varmus, a former NIH director, says that proposed reductions to the agency's budget are worrisome.

The Genome 10K project is to sequence about 10,000 vertebrate genomes, including ones of endangered species, Digital Trends reports.

The new Coalition to Save NIH Funding aims to educate lawmakers and the public on the significance of biomedical research.

In PLOS this week: analysis of viral sequences from human blood samples, gut microbiomes of heart failure patients, and more.