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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The French government has provided €13.4 million ($17.4 million) to fund the Innovative MODels Initiative (IMODI), a partnership aimed at facilitating the development of new cancer treatments.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A Brigham and Women's Hospital researcher has won $2.6 million in funding from the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke to search for biomarkers for Parkinson's disease and to share data from its Parkinson's biobank with other researchers.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A new European consortium that will use a variety of omics technologies to discover biomarkers for heart failure diagnostics and treatment has been launched and will hold its kick-off meeting in Nancy, France on Feb. 22.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — WaferGen Biosystems and Qiagen KK, the Japanese subsidiary of Qiagen, said today that they have inked a co-marketing agreement for genomics products.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Vanderbilt University is partnering with GE Global Research to evaluate GE's cancer mapping technology for cellular insight into colon tumors.

By targeting a subclass of metastatic breast cancer cells called cancer stem-like cells, a team led by researchers at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine has found a microRNA, miR-7, that appears to play a key role in brain-specific breast cancer metastasis.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Emerald Logic today said that it is collaborating with King's College London on the discovery of biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease and other neurological conditions.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – RayBiotech said late Thursday that it has executed a master services agreement with Banner Sun Health Research Institute for the analysis of biomarkers of neurodegenerative disorders.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke has pumped nearly $5.2 million this year into a number of new research projects that seek to discover new biomarkers for predicting, diagnosing, and treating Parkinson's disease.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Opko Health said today that it has expanded a collaboration with Bristol-Myers Squibb to include biomarker discovery for pharmacogenomic tests for use in treating Alzheimer's disease.

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NPR reports that many USDA researchers working at the two agencies that are relocating to the Kansas City area are declining to go.

Genetic genealogy has helped exonerate a man who has been jailed for 20 years, Agence France Presse reports.

A new report says genetically modified food might be necessary to be able to feed a planet of nearly 10 billion people, Bloomberg says.

In Nature this week: new RNA editing approach called LEAPER, draft assembly of Musa balbisiana banana genome, and more.