Medical University of South Carolina

Two years in, the MUSC Program for Human Microbiome Research is finding its footing, but it has high ambitions for creating safer care environments.

The grant will help create the new core as part of the existing South Carolina Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) for cardiovascular disease.

The researchers will use an NIH grant to seek protein biomarkers in the blood to predict clinical outcomes of traumatic brain injury.

MUSC Foundation for Research Development, Esoterix Genetic Laboratories, and Roche Molecular Systems win US patents.

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SCRA appoints Stephen Jones as vice president of health sciences; NCBC taps Brooks Adams to lead forthcoming Center of Innovation in Nanobiotechnology

NHLBI in late January put out an RFP for the program, which calls for researchers to develop proteomics technologies and apply them to solve clinical puzzles. It is set to begin early next year, shortly after its current two major proteomics initiatives expire.

Berkeley researchers have engineered yeast to make the molecule behind the hoppy taste of beer, Quartz reports.

King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.

FiveThirtyEight writes that most who take a direct-to-consumer BRCA1/2 genetic test won't learn much from it.

In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.