NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – New data from a clinical study funded by the breast cancer charity Side-Out Foundation indicates the ability of multi-omic analyses to improve the effectiveness of therapy in patients with metastatic disease.

According to Emanuel Petricoin, co-director of the Center for Applied Proteomics and Molecular Medicine at George Mason University and one of the leaders of the study, initial results from the second Side-Out study suggest that using molecular data to guide patient treatment extends progression-free survival in metastatic breast cancer patients.

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An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.

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