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The results could inform diagnosis and treatment for PTSD and PTSD-associated and inflammation-associated disorders.

The firms aim to develop a diagnostic kit leveraging Ymir's urinary extracellular vesicle/RNA isolation technology and MUSC's proteomics center.

Scientists at Georgia Tech, Penn State, and USC will develop the tools for next-gen computing and test them on fruit fly genomes.

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Febit, Complete Genomics, Broad Institute, EnGenCore, German Genetics Society, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CLC Bio, Boehringer Ingelheim, Genomatix

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Richard Smith is one PI who asks his postdocs to check their egos at the door for the benefit of the group, but the time they spend in his lab guarantees to benefit them all as individuals.

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Alnylam's RNAi-based therapy Onpattro, according to Stat News.

Harvard Medical School's Seth Cassel and Cigall Kadoch argue in a Baltimore Sun op-ed that the recent TAILORx trial shows the potential of genomic-based medicine.

Researchers in the UK are working on using gene drives to control malaria-carrying mosquitoes, the Telegraph reports.

In PLOS this week: genetic architecture mediating gene expression, metabolomic patterns in multiple myeloma, and more.