The NAM, NAS, and Royal Society have formed a commission to develop a framework on the proper use of genome editing, and convened its first meeting in Washington, DC, this week.
The Guardian reports that the National Health Service is abandoning its plan to allow healthy people to pay for genomic analysis.
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.
At the BMJ, David Shaw from the University of Basel and Maastricht University critiques the National Health Service's clinical sequencing plan.
Addenbrooke' Hospital will manage and facilitate the fulfillment orders of the firm's PredictSure IBD orders, as well as receive and process all samples.
Matt Hancock, the UK health secretary, is calling for the swift rollout of predictive genetic tests, the Guardian reports.
The National Health Service in England is to offer healthy individuals the option of paying to have their genomes analyzed, according to the Guardian.
National Health Service England has a new 10-year plan that includes the expansion of genetic testing, according to New Scientist.
A UK woman sues a hospital for not telling her of her father's genetic testing results, the Guardian reports.
The NHS will expand on existing efforts such as the 100,000 Genomes Project and will offer people with rare diseases the opportunity to sequence their genomes.
Holden Thorp is to be the new editor-in-chief of Science and its related journals.
Adelaide University has suspended the head of an ancient DNA lab as its investigation of workplace bullying continues, Australia's ABC News reports.
A genetic analysis of salmon scales collected over the course of a century points to a sharp decline in the number of fish returning each year to river in British Columbia, CBC reports.
In PNAS this week: gene expression profiles of adipocyte subtypes, computational approach for improving plant expressome analysis, and more.