US Air Force

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sanford-Burhnam Medical research Institute said today it has received a grant from the US Department of the Air Force to use cell-based assays to study the potential toxicity of large collections of chemicals.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Air Force is providing $3.2 million to the Duke Center for Personalized and Precision Medicine to conduct research into diabetes and heart disease.

The Coriell Personalized Medicine Collaborative has launched a longitudinal genomics study in which researchers will provide genetic testing to 2,000 active duty healthcare providers serving in the US Air Force Medical Service to gauge their susceptibility for a variety of diseas

The Air Force will provide the company with the funds to further develop its system for on-site detection of numerous pathogens.

A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.