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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Exosome Diagnostics said today that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Eli Lilly for biomarker discovery and validation using Exosome's EXO50 nucleic acid extraction kit.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bruker said today at the 12th annual meeting of the Human Proteome Organization in Yokohama, Japan, that it has launched a second-phase collaboration agreement with SISCAPA Assays Technologies to apply the SISCAPA immunoenrichment mass spec method to its MALDI-TOF inst

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Manchester's Institute of Cancer Sciences said today that it will lead an international consortium that will use €6 million ($7.9 million) in funding to develop genetic biomarkers to identify patients who are at risk of developing long-term side effec

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The European Union plans to fund new research seeking to establish the clinical utility of epigenetic biomarkers for blood-based diseases under its Blueprint consortium program, a €30 million ($39.8 million) effort focused on advancing hematopoietic biomarkers.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Ten institutes at the National Institutes of Health plan to provide $17.5 million in funding next year to support a network of as many as 14 consortia that will pursue clinica

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A consortium led by the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has received a five-year award for up to $45 million from the US Department of Defense and US Department of Veterans Affairs to use next-generation sequencing and mass spectrometry to cond

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Biopharmaceutical firm Berg and the US Department of Defense today announced an agreement to discover biomarkers for prostate cancer and to develop more effective treatments for the disease.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A 14-member consortium of European companies and academic partners have been awarded €6 million ($7.7 million) from the EU to use genomics technologies to develop biomarker-driven personalized vaccines for glioma patients.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genewiz and the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center today announced a collaboration for the discovery of ovarian cancer biomarkers.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Translational Genomics Research Institute has struck a collaborative research agreement with Ventana Medical Systems to study new biomarkers for use in treating pancreatic cancer, Ventana said today.

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23andMe is offering early customers re-testing on newer chips for a fee, Wired reports.

He Jiankui is no longer affiliated with Direct Genomics Biotechnology, the single molecule sequencing company he founded, Nikkei Asian Review reports.

Newsweek writes about the hopes for precision medicine in cancer, but also challenges getting it to patients.

In Genome Research this week: genomic architecture of glioblastoma, predictive computational approach to estimate SNP fitness, and more.