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The 9p21.3 locus influences the expression of other genes, and affects cell adhesion and contractile force of vascular smooth muscle cells.

Use of the blood culture panel in a community hospital setting led to shorter time to targeted treatment for the patient and a shorter stay in the hospital.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Scripps Center for Executive Health will offer Pathway Genomics' genetic tests to patients through Scripps Health's network of physicians, clinics, hospitals, and other healthcare organizations.

The University of Florida Academic Health Center this week launched a new personalized medicine effort in which all patients visiting its catheterization lab will receive a multi-gene test that will be used to discern whether they are likely to respond to the anti-platelet drug c

Scripps Health is launching a clinical research study that will use whole-genome sequencing to attempt to uncover the genetic roots of rare, unknown diseases.

Focus and Quest are collaborating with clinical scientists from Scripps Translational Science Institute and Scripps Health to develop the test, which could eventually help clinicians personalize treatment with Plavix based on a patient's CYP2C19 genotype in less than an hour.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.