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Prevencio, a proteomic diagnostic company working with technology licensed from the University of Pittsburgh, is hoping to begin a multi-center validation study within the next year that will support an application for US Food and Drug Administration approval of its multiplex pro

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A year after it launched its effort to fund research that uses the latest technologies to tackle particularly interesting or difficult problems in cancer research and treatment, the National Cancer Institute has recently awarded millions to fund new projects and has r

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Pittburgh today said that it has received two $1 million gifts from The Pittsburgh Foundation to endow chairs for cancer research and personalized medicine.

Researchers at four universities led by the Boston University School of Medicine will use a five year, $3.3 million grant to build up core services for conducting biomarker-focused research into systemic sclerosis

This article has been updated from a previous version to clarify information about ongoing efforts to resolve the discordant results of the two studies.
By Ben Butkus

Originally published Oct. 31.
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center announced last week that it will invest around $300 million to build a new research facility focused on personalized treatments for cancer, viral diseases, and age-related conditions.

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center said today that it plans to invest $294 million in building a research center in Pittsburgh that will focus on personalized medicine and the biology of cancer and aging.

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The University of Pittsburgh has awarded J. Craig Venter the Dickson Prize for his efforts in genome sequencing, including leading efforts to sequence the first human genome and creating a living bacteria cell with synthetic DNA.

The researchers will use an NIH grant to seek protein biomarkers in the blood to predict clinical outcomes of traumatic brain injury.

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A genetic genealogy analysis helped secure the release of a California man from prison after getting his murder conviction overturned, the Guardian reports.

Technology Review discusses the concerns that come along with the ability to quickly synthesize viruses like SARS-CoV-2.

Researchers have uncovered large bacteriophages whose genomes include translational machinery, Live Science reports.

In PNAS this week: role for Myc in alternative splicing regulation in prostate cancer, variation in methylation in Arabidopsis, and more.