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UCSD plans to expand the Metabolomics Workbench to include a wide range of clinical trials data including demographics and trial protocols.

The researchers distinguished histologic subtypes of appendiceal cancer and confirmed that it is distinct from colorectal and other GI cancers.

The Genomic Interaction Visualization Engine offers open source tools for generating and implementing personal browsers for viewing genome interaction data.

The company will work with researchers at UCSD's Moores Cancer Center on two studies of patients with breast, lung, and colon cancers.

The research team has founded a startup called Ampera Life to commercialize the technology to detect genetic mutations and infectious agents in patients.

University of California, San Diego researchers have tried a CRISPR-based gene drive in mice, according to Nature News.

With sequence data for more than 118,000 tumors profiled at Foundation Medicine, investigators tracked PDL1 amplification prevalence and possible treatment implications.

Researchers showed that the company's chips can be used to rapidly isolate exosomes from plasma or whole blood samples, allowing testing of cancer diagnostic markers.

Researchers described diet-related patterns of gut microbial diversity, microbiome ties to psychiatric disease, and more.

Researchers found that children with autism are more likely to inherit cis-regulatory structural variants from their fathers than their unaffected siblings.

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen also contributed to brain research, NPR reports.

The New York Times reports on the shifting interpretations of what some genetic variants mean over time.

In Cell this week: investigation of metastatic tumor evolution, more than 16,000 genetic variants introduced into the budding yeast model organism, and more.

MIT's Technology Review reports on Genentech's pursuit of personalized cancer vaccines.