Arrowhead Research this week announced that it has begun dosing patients in a phase I study of its siRNA-based hepatitis B treatment ARC-520.

Initiation of the study marks a key milestone for the company as it pursues a return on its 2011 acquisition of Roche’s RNA therapeutics assets, which included ARC-520 and cost Arrowhead nearly 10 percent of its equity.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.

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