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The National Network of Libraries of Medicine will support community engagement efforts by public libraries across the US and help improve participant access.

The funding will support training under the National Library of Medicine Institutional Training Program in Biomedical Informatics and Data Science.

The report details six recommendations that are intended to position the agency to better serve the needs of the biomedical research community.

The National Institutes of Health has put out a request for information that asks for comments, thoughts that will help inform a new agenda for the NLM.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Library of Medicine announced a funding opportunity yesterday aimed at advancing the careers of biomedical researchers who are trained in and whose research focuses on using informatics technologies.

The National Library of Medicine has named Jerome Jourquin, Bing Zhang, and Dexter Duncan among the winners of its "Show off Your Apps" challenge intended to encourage software developers to create new tools that use NLM informat

A new grant program aims to train biomedical informatics scientists in a range of specific areas including genomics and pharmacogenomics.

Researchers are refining a tool to predict a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, according to the Guardian.

According to Stat News, the partial government shutdown in the US could soon affect the ability of the Food and Drug Administration to review new drugs.

In PNAS this week: gypsy moth genome sequenced, phylogenomic analysis of Polyneopterans, and more.

CNN reports that people's genes tend to have a greater influence on their risk of developing disease than their environment, but it varies by phenotype.