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AlloSure 3.0 can diagnose the very early stages of T-cell mediated rejection, allowing clinicians to begin anti-rejection therapies and monitor treatment.

The studies, which used multi-omic approaches, are part of the integrative Human Microbiome Project (iHMP) — the second phase of the Human Microbiome Project.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A research team at Virginia Commonwealth University has received a $6.9 million grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism to expand its research program examining the molecular and genetic causes of alcohol abuse and alcoholism.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University have reeled in a $3 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to investigate whether adverse experiences during childhood leave molecular marks that potentially could be used in diagnostic tests to predict hea

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University have developed a method of quantifying multiple nucleic acid targets in a single sample by combining low-cycle-number, target-specific PCR with atomic force microscopy.

A study appearing online in JAMA Psychiatry suggests methylation marks in and around dozens of genes may serve as biomarkers for schizophrenia, providing potential clue

Researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University are planning a study of DNA methylation, with the hope that it will yield a molecular signature that can be used to personalize treatment for depression by distinguishing those who are likely to have a chronic form of the disease

Protea, VCU Collaborating to Improve Molecular Imaging For Various Diseases

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Protea Biosciences said today that it has entered into a collaborative research agreement with Virginia Commonwealth University and its Center for Molecular Imaging focused on improved molecular imaging techniques for the study of cancer, Alzheimer's, and other disease

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Three research projects will use $22.1 million in National Institutes of Health funding to fuel new studies under the Human Microbiome Project program to investigate how microbiome changes in the body may influence the human hosts' physiologies, NIH said today.

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The US has sent its formal notice of withdrawal from the World Health Organization, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Science reports that a draft spending bill would increase the US National Institutes of Health budget by 13 percent.

The Harvard Crimson reports that Harvard and MIT are suing the Department of Homeland Security and ICE over the new international student visa policy.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: algorithm to determine molecular sequence types and other microbial features, computational method to uncover R-loop structures, and more.