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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.

The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

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.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.