NINR

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Nursing Research plans to fund research projects that seek to uncover genomic variants or mechanisms that are involved in how patients respond to rehabilitation efforts, NINR said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Nursing Research is planning to fund studies that partner microbial genomics and environmental science projects to discover how the microbial communities in pregnant women may play a role in preterm labor, a major cause of neonatal mortality a

The National Institute on Nursing Research plans to award $2 million for studies into genomic variants for use in identifying and treating chronic disorders.

Funded with $1.25 million in 2010, the grants will support studies of epigenetic factors that affect disease symptoms and complications.

Vivek Murthy is no longer the surgeon general of the US, the Associated Press reports.

People around the globe took to the streets to support science — some with signs.

Parents who learn of their increased genetic risk of disease also contend with telling their children about theirs, the New York Times writes.

In PLOS this week: loci linked to body mass index measurements, long non-coding RNA expression and urothelial carcinoma prognosis, and more.