NIDCD

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Scientists at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai will use $5 million in funding from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders to correlate genetic factors and brain structure to identify, diagnose, and treat a vocal cord disorder th

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health intends to support efforts to develop, use, and integrate new genetic, genomic, and proteomic tools based on the water frog Xenopus, a well-studied vertebrate model, under a new funding program.

Two sets of grants will support genome-based research into diseases for which newborns are screened.

The NIDCD program aims to increase knowledge of proteins involved in ear diseases.

The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.