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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Affymetrix today announced a deal with Massachusetts General Hospital to co-develop cancer biomarker tests using Affy's QuantiGene ViewRNA Assay platform.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Quickly proliferating cancer cells are prone to an uptick in use of the amino acid glycine, a new Science study suggests.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Massachusetts General Hospital is starting a major study aimed at guiding treatment of patients suffering from treatment-resistant major depressive disorder.

Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and Spain's Vall d’Hebrón Institute of Oncology said this week that they will partner to develop personalized cancer treatments.

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The Washington Post reports that Herbert Tabor, who worked at the US National Institutes of Health for 77 years, has died at 101.

The World Bank is seeking approval for a $12 billion plan to provide low-income nations with funds to procure SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, according to Reuters.

Science writes that public health officials and others are debating whether cycle threshold values should be included on SARS-CoV-2 results.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: online database of SARS-CoV-2 protein structures, atlas of the human brain, and more.