Within certain limits, a National Academy panel says mitochondrial replacement techniques may be ethical.
The Chinese Academy of Sciences and the UK's Royal Society announce they will participate in the US National Academy of Sciences' international summit on gene editing.
The bodies will assemble an international committee to guide future research and have planned a summit this fall for experts to discuss the implications of the technology.
An Institute of Medicine committee member discusses its new report with Pharmalot's Ed Silverman.
An Institute of Medicine report addresses sharing clinical trial data.
The Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences has elected 70 new members including Lynda Chin, Stephen Quake, and Daniel Kastner.
By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
Foundation Medicine has added Brook Byers and Krishna Yeshwant to its board of directors as part of a Series A financing round (
DNAnexus has added two new board members: Krishna Yeshwant and Geoff Duyk.
The FDA expects 'strong public interest' regarding IOM's recommendations to make big changes to device review processes.
The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.
Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.
In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.
China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.