The Worldwide Innovative Networking Consortium in personalized cancer medicine plans to use Foundation Medicine's cancer genome profiling test in an upcoming clinical trial, the company said last week.

A company spokesperson told Clinical Sequencing News that the trial will involve 200 patients, who will be enrolled starting in early 2013. Each patient will be evaluated with the firm's sequencing-based test, FoundationOne, and be matched to a targeted therapy where possible.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.

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