Miller School of Medicine

BOSTON (GenomeWeb Daily News) – While panelists at a session at the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting on Saturday said that the public is cautiously interested in including whole-exome or whole-genome sequencing as part of newborn screening efforts, there are concerns regarding pr

This article has been updated to reflect that the clinical sequencing services will be integrated into existing CLIA laboratories.

Exiqon said last week that it has established a center of excellence at the Oncogenomics Core Facility at the Sylvester Comprehensive Care Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

The gift from the John P. Hussman Foundation will support autism genomics studies.

The school will use the company's cancer diagnostic microarray to study ethnic differences in breast cancer.

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Alnylam's RNAi-based therapy Onpattro, according to Stat News.

Harvard Medical School's Seth Cassel and Cigall Kadoch argue in a Baltimore Sun op-ed that the recent TAILORx trial shows the potential of genomic-based medicine.

Researchers in the UK are working on using gene drives to control malaria-carrying mosquitoes, the Telegraph reports.

In PLOS this week: genetic architecture mediating gene expression, metabolomic patterns in multiple myeloma, and more.