Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

The lead investigators said that Foundation Medicine's NGS test will enable the beginning of targeted treatment within seven days of diagnosis. 

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society grant will fund genome-wide analysis research.

NHGRI's rare diseases program will partner with The University of Kansas and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to speed up therapeutic development.

LLS will select ten small molecule candidates deemed to have the best chance of quickly advancing to clinical trials from its portfolio of grant-funded academic research projects, and Forma will use its computational solvent mapping technology to ready the molecules for the clinic.

A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.