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The award will fund optimization of the Hemopurifier exosome isolator, with an eye towards developing applications in cancer research and clinical care.

Researchers compared gene expression patterns in the brains of people with and without schizophrenia to uncover differences in when genes were expressed.

The groups will use Helomics' artificial intelligence-based platform to develop tools to provide predictive therapeutic recommendations for ovarian and thyroid cancers.

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The researchers plan to analyze clinical records and genetic data from whole-exome sequencing for more than 3,000 patients using DNAnexus' Apollo platform.

Clinical trials investigating whether epigenetic treatment can restore susceptibility to other treatments are underway in colorectal, lung, and breast cancers.

The MammaSeq assay comprises 79 genes and 1,369 mutations in breast cancer that could be used as potential downstream therapeutic targets. 

With the three-year grants, the institutions will continue an initiative that is developing tools and technologies for genome biology research.

The test is designed to analyze a panel of 112 genes to help in the diagnosis of thyroid nodules with indeterminate fine-needle aspiration cytology.

The groups will conduct a study evaluating the benefits of targeted next-generation sequencing in the diagnosis and care of infants with genetic disorders.

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By studying koalas and a retrovirus that infects them, researchers may have uncovered a new sort of 'immune response' that occurs at the genomic level, Agence France Presse reports.

NPR reports that the first person in the US given a gene editing-based therapy for a genetic disorder is heading home.

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