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With a $1.4 million grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, researchers at the Geisinger Health System will study how best to communicate results to patients undergoing whole-genome sequencing for undiagnosed diseases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Geisinger Health System's Genomic Medicine Institute announced on Friday approval of a $1.4 million research award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to study how best to share genomic results and information with patients.

The Personalized Medicine Coalition is urging its members to comment on how a draft methodology report from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute can better address comparative-effectiveness research involving molecularly targeted personalized treatments.

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has released the first draft of its methodology report, which aims to improve the design of studies comparing the impact of differe

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The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.