cancer therapy

The CATCH-KB database is a standardized variant repository meant to support new research into prevention of chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity.

Stand Up to Cancer is teaming with Microsoft and SITC to provide a new round of $11 million in grants to study cancer immunotherapies.

CEO Anders Rylander said the company will initially market its DiviTum assay for breast cancer cases, though it could be used to monitor cell proliferation in all cancer types.

The Belgian company recently received €3.6 million to develop the signature into a clinical test within the next three years.

The activity follows a recent financing round that has enabled OncoDNA to build out its sales team as it courts new clients.

The company is preparing a blood-based test for early-stage pancreatic cancer that it hopes to have on the market by 2019.

Central Park, NYC

From targeted metagenomics on almost 300 soil samples, researchers saw evidence for microbiome gene clusters associated with natural product biosynthesis in NYC parks.

The partners will combine genome editing approaches with Watson's computational and machine learning methods to study drug-resistance in tumors.

The consortium aims to profile up to 800 multiple myeloma patient samples using the Affymetrix platform with a goal of developing a list of predictive biomarkers.

The researchers identified 122 potential immune response drivers that could serve as targets for drug research efforts.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.