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The firm is validating two biomarkers that it hopes will stratify patients for its investigational drug for pediatric minimally verbal autism.

The Center for Genomic Health will be one facet of the new James Center for Artificial Intelligence and Human Health, funded by a philanthropic gift.

The trials are part of the second phase of the Implementing Genomics in Practice program, which is slated to receive $42 million in funding over 5 years.

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In Science this week: influence of the nuclear genome on human mitochondrial DNA, and more.

Using exome sequencing, the team developed a transgenic model with altered orthologs of nine genes and found a combination of drugs that could act as a cancer treatment option.

The firm's "TuMatch" assay integrates patient whole-exome sequencing data and fruit fly models to develop a personalized drug therapy service for cancer patients.

The researchers dubbed the cell the found a "revival stem cell" and reported that slow-cycling cell type relies on YAP1 signaling to expand to repopulate the intestine.

With available brain data, researchers came up with expression prediction models for finding new schizophrenia-related genes in a larger case-control set.

The study, which is recruiting 1,130 children with undiagnosed genetic diseases, is testing two web-based interactive tools.

The Personal Genome Sequencing Outcomes (PeopleSeq) Consortium surveyed more than 500 early adopters who underwent personal genome or exome sequencing.

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The chief executive of the National Health Service in England is to call for tumor-agnostic drugs to be "fast-tracked," according to the Times.

Researchers in Australia are sequencing the Wollemi pine tree to try to protect it from extinction, Australia's ABC News reports.

Computerworld ranks Illumina as one of the top midsize organizations to work at in IT.

In Genome Research this week: links between biological aging and mutations affecting epigenetic regulators; long-read sequencing-based strategy to map chromatin accessibility; and more.