FNIH NIH, Partners Commit $74.9M to New Phase of Alzheimer's Program AMP AD 2.0 will look to bring precision medicine technologies to Alzheimer's biomarker and target discovery over the next five year. TwinStrand Biosciences Explores Error Reduction Sequencing Tech in Various Applications Premium Since the commercial launch of its technology last year, the firm has been validating it in studies with academic groups and pharmaceutical companies. FNIH Team Selects Cancer Biomarkers in Phase I of Liquid Biopsy Reference Standards Project Premium Having raised $1.5 million in funding since announcing the project at a 2017 AACR meeting, the group anticipates completing the first phase of the project by Q2 2020. FNIH Wall Stat News writes that the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health might not be providing the ethical barrier it is supposed to. Who Gave What for What? A US House of Representatives committee calls on the Foundation for the NIH and the CDC Foundation to be more transparent about their donors, Stat News says. Feb 4, 2014 NIH, Industry Launch $230M Translational Drugs, Diagnostics Push Dec 27, 2013 I-SPY 2 Graduates First Two Drugs for Breast Cancer Apr 4, 2013 NIH to Fund Acute Kidney Injury, Mental Disorder Research Projects with Potential miRNA Aspects Premium Jan 7, 2011 Opko Health, Scripps Institute Developing Antibody-Based Alzheimer's Diagnostic Premium Dec 10, 2010 Initial Analysis of ADNI Plasma Proteome Data Suggests Possible Protein Signatures for Alzheimer's Premium Apr 3, 2009 UVA Lands $7M from Gates Foundation Mar 18, 2009 Snippets: Mar 18, 2009 Premium Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.