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The results provide early evidence for the ability of haplotypes in the HLA-DRB1 gene to predict outcome and drug response, which will have to be further replicated.

Cancer-ID is a newly created consortium tasked with validating blood-based biomarkers, such as CTC, cfDNA, and miRNA to bring liquid biopsies into the clinic.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The University of Manchester today said that it has been awarded £24 million ($38.5 million), including funding for omics-directed projects, from the UK government.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A pair of genome sequencing studies published online yesterday in Nature Genetics is providing insights into the biology of parasitic whipworms, interactions with their hosts, and potential applications for treating inflammatory disease.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The University of
Manchester will use a £2.4 million ($4 million) grant from the non-profit Arthritis Research UK to create a center focused on discovering and applying genetic knowledge about arthritis, the university said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The UK's Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council has awarded £5.2 million ($8.5 million) to fund two new research projects, including an effort to better understand fruit fly genetics and development and a project to develop synthetic biology tools for a

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Manchester's Institute of Cancer Sciences said today that it will lead an international consortium that will use €6 million ($7.9 million) in funding to develop genetic biomarkers to identify patients who are at risk of developing long-term side effec

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Insects trapped in an amber precursor contained no endogenous DNA, University of Manchester researchers reported in PLOS One yesterday, a finding that coun

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Research leaders from the UK's University of Manchester and Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust plan to undertake large-scale research projects with partners in Beijing, the institute said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Manchester today launched a new center for clinical genomics that will develop genetic tests and companion diagnostics and use them along with sequencing tools in the treatment of patients through the UK National Health Service.

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CBS This Morning highlights recent Medicare fraud involving offers of genetic testing.

Researchers find that many cancer drugs in development don't work quite how their developers thought they did, as Discover's D-brief blog reports.

Mariya Gabriel, a Bulgarian politician, is to be the next European Union research commissioner, according to Science.

In Science this week: a survey indicates that US adults are more likely to support the agricultural use of gene drives if they target non-native species and if they are limited, and more.