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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The European Union Parliament has approved a €3.45 billion ($4.77 billion) plan that will use funding from the EU and private and public sector partners to fund biomedical research programs aimed at improving biomarkers, clinical trials, new drugs, and programs that he

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Roche today announced that it has teamed with the Innovative Medicines Initiative to lead a consortium of industry and academic partners that will use stem cells for drug discovery research.

OncoTrack, a new international consortium, will seek to generate high-quality genomic and epigenetic data from clinically well-defined colon cancer tumors and their metastases as part of its colon cancer project.

The Innovative Medicines Initiative seeks to address 'bottlenecks' by funding biomarkers, target validation, diagnostics, and other studies.

The Innovative Medicines Initiative has put out a second funding call that will support reseearch in a variety of areas including molecular biomarker development.

CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.