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The model could shift which patients receive gene expression profiling assays but might not change the number of tests ordered.

The partners will also work together on a linked clinical genomic data set to guide future treatment decisions.

The Sanger Institute spin-off will use its sequencing and bioinformatics services to link genomic and clinical outcomes data for patient stratification.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – An investigator at the Cedars-Sinai Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute has landed a $300,000 in funding from the Avon Foundation for Women to study blood-based biomarkers that could be used to treat and stratify breast cancer patients.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies today announced its participation in the Stratified Medicine Scotland Innovation Centre, or SMS-IC, a collaboration among academic, industrial, and the UK's National Health Service community to create a stratified medicine research infrastructure.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Atossa Genetics today announced it has entered into a contract with preferred provider organization FedMed, giving its members access to Atossa's breast health tests.

Researchers led by a group at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have identified a genetic marker associated with the placebo effect in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.

Canada's Prevention of Organ Failure Centre of Excellence in Vancouver is using C$1.5 million (US$1.5 million) in funding from Genome British Columbia and other groups to develop a molecular test intended to personalize treatment for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

In PNAS this week: genes involved in histone deacetylation in Arabidopsis, effects of pathogenic presenilin-1 mutations, and more.

After a study finds DNA from antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Beijing smog, residents there worry, according to the New York Times.

Canada begins its search for a chief government science advisor, Nature News reports.

A company is using facial recognition tools to identify genetic disorders from pictures, Technology Review reports.