ARCA aims to boost participation by easing stringent enrollment criteria in a study investigating Gencaro in heart failure patients with a favorable response genotype.
The FDA has approved a trial investigating bucindolol in approximately 3,200 chronic heart failure patients who have a genotype associated with response to the beta-blocker and mild vasodilator.
The president of France's National Research Agency has resigned, according to Nature News.
A senator wants a "right-to-try" provision in the US Food and Drug Administration funding bill, but an ethicist says at Stat News that it would undermine the role of clinical trials.
In PNAS this week: red algae Porphyra umbicalis genome, deep neural network model for sequencing peptides, and more.
The Guardian's Barbara Ellen has tried out some DNA testing services to see whether they provide valuable information.