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The companies will create a cloud-based platform combining Guardant Health's liquid biopsy testing results with patient clinical data.

The program comprises several centers aimed at genetic and pharmacogenomic testing in order to tailor the diagnosis and treatment of patients. 

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Human Genome Research Institute will award up to $5.1 million next year to fund two or three centers that will coordinate and house the genotyping and sequencing services for its Electronic Medical Records and Genomics Network (eMERGE).

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Early data from the University of Chicago's 1,200 Patients Project — a preemptive PGx genotyping feasibility study — suggests there is strong interest among physicians and patients for the routine incorporation of PGx information in heatlhcare decision making.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Seattle-based angel funding group Alliance of Angels said today that medical genomics startup ActX raised $1.9 million in a seed round.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The UK's Medical Research Council will invest £20 million ($30.5 million) in capital funding to create a new multicenter informatics research institute that will support the use of patient and research data, the Minister for Science and Universities David Willetts said

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The University of Chicago has received over $10 million from two donors to fund the development of a biomedical research data hub and support research projects at the institution.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genetic testing laboratory Pathway Genomics today announced a partnership with Practice Fusion to offer its services to Practice Fusion's network of more than 150,000 medical professionals.

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The former commissioner of the FDA has returned to the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates as a special partner on the healthcare investment team.

Astronauts have edited yeast genes on the International Space Station in an experiment designed to show how cells repair themselves in space.

Emory University has found that two of its researchers failed to divulge they had received funds from China, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

In Science this week: influence of the nuclear genome on human mitochondrial DNA, and more.