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MDxHealth and GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals, both of Belgium, have been awarded US Patent No. 8,481,700, "Detection of MAGE-A expression."
Ilse Vlassenbroeck and Katja Bierau are named as inventors.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – As part of its plans to help move the human genomic research discoveries out of the lab and into clinical care, the National Human Genome Research Institute has awarded up to $12.8 million to fund new projects to address the challenges that these medical innovations fa

The National Institutes of Health this month awarded grants worth more than $400,000 to two researchers investigating the role of microRNAs in cancer, and one who is developing a new method to detect the small, non-coding RNAs.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Two studies appearing in Nature Genetics this week have uncovered about a dozen new loci linked to testicular cancer risk.

The Center for Personalized Diagnostics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine has launched two next-gen sequencing-based gene panels for cancer patients and is studying their utility compared to single-gene tests as well as exome and genome sequencing.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A team from the Universities of Massachusetts and Pennsylvania is finding new contributors to genetically complex common diseases or traits using a statistical strategy that harvests locus-level information from existing genome-wide association study data.

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania plan to use single-cell transcriptome sequencing and functional genomics technology to study transcriptome variability in cardiac cells and neurons.

Several high-profile research organizations, including the National Institutes of Health, have contributed a number of personalized medicine-focused biomarker- and diagnostics-related patents to a new intellectual property licensing "supermarket" called Librassay.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Human Genome Research Institute said today that it has pumped $19 million into new research and development projects that seek to bring down the costs of DNA sequencing.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Pennsylvania's Department of Health has awarded several million dollars in funding to research institutes and clinical science centers in the state that seek to translate genomics research for clinical use.

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ScienceInsider reports that rude and unprofessional paper reviewers are common and can have harmful effects.

The US Senate has confirmed Stephen Hahn as the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, according to the New York Times.

CNBC reports Apple is partnering with Color Genomics to offer its employees free DNA screening for disease.

In Science this week: researchers use CRISPR tool to find gut microbiome molecules involved in immunity, and more.