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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Viome announced today that it has partnered with Helomics to investigate the associations between ovarian cancer and the gut microbiome.

According to Seattle-based Viome, the partners are planning a pilot study that will examine the differences in the microbiomes of ovarian cancer patients versus healthy individuals, how different cancer therapies can alter the microbiome, and if microbiome composition influences cancer treatment efficacy and toxicity.

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US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says he will avoid male-only speaker panels.

Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant that harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria, according to the New York Times.

Technology Review reports that eGenesis is testing whether organs from genetically modified pigs can be transplanted into monkeys.

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