NCATS HudsonAlpha Wins $12.4M in NIH Grants for Population Genomics, Pediatric Sequencing The institute will apply long-read sequencing to the NIH All of Us program and conduct pediatric sequencing for cancer and birth defect studies. Organs-on-a-Chip to Fly to ISS Wired reports that "organs on a chip" are among the cargo to be delivered to the International Space Station. Tissue Chips for Blast Off The US National Institutes of Health is sending tissue chips to space to study physiological changes that astronauts undergo in microgravity. Columbia, New York-Presbyterian Land $58.4M NIH Grant for Personalized Medicine The Irving Institute, a CUMC partnership with New York-Presbyterian, will fund its precision medicine program and the development of new therapies. UCSD Researchers Win Grant to Develop Extracellular RNA Biomarker Panel for Glioma Premium The funding coincides with publication of reports from the Extracellular RNA Consortium outlining growth and challenges in exosomal RNA-based diagnostics. Oct 22, 2013 NCATS Awards $79M for 15 CTSA Institutes Oct 16, 2013 Albert Einstein, Montefiore Land $25M CTSA Funding for Translational Center Aug 16, 2013 NHLBI to Fund Small Businesses Developing Point-of-Care Tools Aug 13, 2013 NIH Awards $17M for Studies into Extracellular RNA Jun 25, 2013 IOM Urges Centralizing CTSA Leadership, Expanding Collaborations in Program's Next Phase Jan 2, 2013 NCATS' Austin Seeks to Tackle Big Bottlenecks in Biomedical Science Nov 13, 2012 Washington University Gets $50M for Translational Center, Genomic Medicine Sep 4, 2012 NCATS Leases Rockville Home for Pre-Clinical Studies Division Aug 3, 2012 Weill Cornell Lands $50M in CTSA Funding Jul 11, 2012 University of Michigan Wins $53M in Renewed CTSA Funding Jul 10, 2012 NCATS Offers $110M for Clinical and Translational Science Centers Jul 9, 2012 Texas Medical Center Lands $20M CTSA Award Renewal Jun 12, 2012 More Big-name Pharma Firms Join NCATS Therapeutic Repurposing Effort May 3, 2012 NCATS Launches Drug Repurposing Project with Big Pharma, Investigators Feb 14, 2012 NIH's 2013 Budget Snips NHGRI by $1M, Favors Translational Science Center Dec 28, 2011 FY 2012 NIH Budget Includes $577M for NCATS Jun 22, 2011 Montana Lawmaker 'Troubled' by NIH Translational Center Jun 13, 2011 HHS Releases $722M NCATS Budget Plan Feb 24, 2011 NIH Presses Forward on 'Rushed' NCATS Plan Jan 25, 2011 UPDATE: NIH Answers Questions, Concerns on New Translational Sciences Center Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.