Cancer Moonshot President Biden Jumpstarts Cancer Moonshot Initiative With Goal of Halving Death Rate The renewal of the ambitious effort includes the reestablishment of direct White House leadership, with a cross-agency cabinet to drive progress in early detection and care equity. NCI's Sharpless Calls Data Science 'Critical' to Cancer Research, Precision Oncology Premium In a keynote to the AMIA Informatics Summit, the NCI director said precision oncology has created new challenges in data analysis and management. Nonprofit Count Me In to Return Genomic Results to Patients With Rare Cancers Premium With a new $16 million NCI grant, Count Me In is working with the Broad and Dana-Farber to engage osteosarcoma and leiomyosarcoma patients in their own care and in research. Q&A: Biden Cancer Initiative President Greg Simon Discusses Data Sharing in Precision Oncology Premium Standards for interoperability and better cooperation among stakeholders will help unleash the power of genomics in cancer care, says the head of the Biden Cancer Initiative. Bidens Launch Cancer Initiative to Preserve Momentum, Push Forward Moonshot Priorities The Bidens have convened a diverse board and staff with the goal of continuing efforts to accelerate research and development begun under the Cancer Moonshot Initiative. Dec 29, 2016 Cures Act Gives Precision Medicine Proponents, Diagnostics Companies Reasons to Celebrate Premium Nov 22, 2016 Precision Medicine Has Bipartisan Support, Proponents Assure Amid Trump Administration Transition Oct 28, 2016 Pediatric Cancer Moonshot Consortium Receives $20M to Study Brain Tumors in Children Oct 17, 2016 White House Unveils New Initiatives to Advance Cancer Moonshot Sep 7, 2016 Cancer Moonshot Recommendations Highlight Precision Medicine, Data Sharing, Genetic Screening Breaking News People in the News at Pacific Biosciences, Metabolon, NeoGenomics, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Tethis, Invitae, PerkinElmer, More In Brief This Week: Thermo Fisher Scientific, Bruker, Quantum-Si, BioMérieux, More Luminex Obtains CE Marking for MDx Panel to Detect Flu A/B, RSV, COVID-19 Palmetto Finalizes Positive LCD for Prostate Cancer Risk Tests Gene Expression, Histology Reveal Clues for Targeted Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment The Scan Call for a Different Tack Experts weigh the value of recent experiments testing genetically modified pig kidneys using brain-dead individuals, according to Nature News. Wastewater Warning The New York Times reports that wastewater surveillance in some parts of the US point to a possible surge. Can't Get in the Program Due to the Northern Ireland protocol dispute, the European Union is preventing UK researchers from joining the Horizon Europe research program, the Times of London reports. Science Paper on Spatial-Controlled Genome Editing In Science this week: approach to enable a CRISPR-Cas13a-based system to be used as a cancer therapy.