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The program is supported via a $25 million gift from philanthropist Denny Sanford and matching contributions fundraised by Sanford Health.

The contract covers all of Foundation Medicine's genomic profiling tests, including FoundationOne CDx, FoundationOne Liquid, and FoundationOne Heme.

As novel findings emerge from these research efforts, the VA is also contemplating how some of these learnings may be communicated to the participants.

A preliminary analysis based on high-resolution metabolomics pointed to three blood plasma metabolites with apparent ties to active, pulmonary tuberculosis.

Genetic and phenotypic data for Million Veteran Program participants led to loss-of-function changes in a gene inhibited by cilostazol.

Researchers profiled the composition and gene content of microbial communities in mouth, gut, and vaginal samples collected from 10 pregnant women.

IBM's supercomputing platform will continue to provide AI support to advanced cancer patients at VA medical centers for at least another year.

A Veterans Health Administration subcommittee evaluated the clinical utility of 30 pharmacogenetic tests and recommended about half for wider use.

The company will provide the services for the VA's Million Veteran Program, which is studying the link between genes and disease in US veteran volunteers.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Veterans Affairs Health System is studying whether genetic testing can help prescribe better depression therapies.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.