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NEWYORK (GenomeWeb) – Personalized medicine proponents have long argued that pharmacogenomics can increase drug efficacy and reduce dangerous adverse outcomes, especially if PGx information is collected and stored preemptively so that it can be available at the point of prescribing and useful in

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In a genomic study of the childhood cancer acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a St. Jude Children's Research Hospital-led team participating in the Pediatric Cancer Genome Project has tracked down recurrent alterations that may be susceptible to tyrosine kinase inhibitors.

SAN DIEGO — St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is developing a clinical sequencing pipeline in which it plans to enroll every incoming pediatric oncology patient. James Downing, scientific director of St.

Nashville, Tenn.-based Insight Genetics said this week that it has launched Insight Molecular Labs, a CLIA-certified laboratory.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A study in Nature Genetics suggests inherited variants in a gene called GATA3 can dial up children's risk of developing an especially aggressive form of pediatric acu

Insight Genetics this week announced an exclusive, worldwide licensing deal with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for a genetic test to improve donor matching in bone marrow transplants.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Insight Genetics today announced an exclusive, worldwide licensing deal with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for a genetic test to improve donor matching in bone marrow transplants.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Inherited genetic variants — including some found at variable frequencies in different human populations — can significantly bump up an individual's risk of developing acute lymphoblastic leukemia, according to a multi-population genome-wide association study out last

The Association for Molecular Pathology's annual meeting, held last week in Long Beach, Calif., focused strongly on next-generation sequencing and its implementation in the clinic, especially for diagnosing, monitoring, and tailoring treatments for cancer.

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A tissue sample from the 1960s harbors a near-complete sample of HIV, IFLScience reports.

A new bill would reshape the US National Science Foundation to include a focus on technological development, according to Science.

The Food and Drug Administration's decision to halt a SARS-CoV-2 study has drawn criticism, according to Stat News.

In Genome Biology this week: features affecting gut microbiome and parasite patterns, cellular interactions in lung tumor microenvironment, and more.