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The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

One of the largest repositories of molecular brain cancer data in the world, the enhanced REMBRANDT is more comprehensive than an earlier NCI-hosted version.

The researchers found that tumors expressing STAG2 as a biomarker are twice as likely to recur and progress toward muscle invasion and metastasis.

Considering the widespread use of the cell line, these findings could have significant implications for the research community. 

Biocept hopes data from the study will support the clinical utility of its liquid biopsy test to detect drug resistance mutations in NSCLC.

Researchers from EBI, Georgetown, and others are mapping protein annotations to the human reference genome to it more easily accessible.

The partners have jointly developed a research agenda including immune-therapy and NGS with the goal of creating an NCI-recognized oncology consortium.

The Caris Centers of Excellence for Precision Medicine Network will establish tumor profiling standards and provide access to Caris' database of patient outcomes.

The deal opens the door for Amarantus to license as many as six patents to help diagnose patients at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. 

WASHINGTON, DC (GenomeWeb) – At a conference held here this week to address health disparities in genomic medicine, researchers presented their findings on how minorities viewed the use of genomic tests and whether their knowledge about receiving such testing during the course of cancer treatment

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Reuters reports that UK researchers are using gene-editing tools to develop flu-resistant chickens.

Nature calls for genomics to become part of the World Health Organization's cholera surveillance approach.

Vox explores a proposal to institute a lottery system to award grant funds.

In Genome Biology this week: gut microbiome study of individuals from Tanzania and Botswana, sixth version of the Network of Cancer Genes database, and more.