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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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.

The data generated by 100,000 Genomes Project is being housed on military servers due to attacks by hackers, Naked Security reports.

A new poll finds most US adults are not familiar with personalized medicine, according to HealthDay.

Vox reports that the United Nations' Convention on Biological Diversity decided against a gene drive moratorium.

In Science this week: sequencing of neuroblastomas uncovers alterations linked to prognosis, and more.