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.

Robert Redfield is floated as the next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Washington Post reports.

The New York Times writes that the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program is "ambitious" and that some are concerned it might be overly so.

Representative Lamar Smith's criticism of the National Science Foundation has "changed the nature of the conversation," according to ScienceInsider.

In PLOS this week: non-coding RNA function in yeast, transcriptomic profiles of malaria parasites, and more.