Using whole-exome sequencing early in the diagnostic process could save $3,500 on average in patients who obtain a diagnosis from it and $1,700 in patients who do not.
By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
China's BGI has partnered with Utrecht University and the University Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands to conduct genomics research, the institutions said this week.
The Dutch array vendor is working closely with partners in the pharmaceutical industry and academia to optimize internally developed kinase-screening assays for use in drug discovery and as companion diagnostics.
In Science this week: metagenomic-based technique for determining protein structure, and more.
An academic laments the rise of narcissism in the sciences, the Guardian reports.
Outgoing FDA commissioner Robert Califf writes in an editorial that the agency can help boost innovation.
The Trump transition team has asked NIH Director Francis Collins to remain at his post, though it's unclear for how long that will be.