Enrolling more participants from groups underrepresented in biomedical research is a laudable goal, but the current administration's policies may make it hard to achieve.
President Donald Trump's budget blueprint includes a nearly 20 percent cut for the National Institutes of Health.
In his report, President Trump called for a reduction in National Institutes of Health funding, along with a reorganization of the agency.
The technique provides the scientific community with a higher-resolution methodology to determine if a mouse cell line has been correctly identified in research.
At a two-day NIH workshop, stakeholders discussed best practices and the challenges of returning results to so many participants with diverse expectations.
The funding will be used to develop testing regimens to determine which CRISPR processes and techniques offer the most accurate editing rates in mouse embryos.
The prototype system uses viral genome data to act as a framework for real-time molecular epidemiology and evolutionary analysis of emerging epidemics.
The dbGaP was launched in late 2006 to house genotypic and phenotypic data from large-scale genome-wide association studies.
A member of Henrietta Lacks says he is seeking compensation from Johns Hopkins University and will be filing a lawsuit, according to the Baltimore Sun.
The agency aims to fund projects that will use functional genetics and genomics to gain insights into the molecular underpinnings of substance use disorders.
Startup companies are taking on personalized medicine, CNET reports.
Bruce Booth writes at Life Sci VC that biotech clusters like Boston and San Francisco are getting even more consolidated.
The Verge speaks with Mark and Scott Kelly, who are the subjects of NASA's Twin Study.
In Genome Biology this week: genes linked to Hirschsprung disease, structural variant patterns in autism, and more.