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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.

The institute plans to publish a funding announcement to support the use of pediatric genomics data and electronic medical records in clinical research efforts.

A new study that used the resources of the eMERGE consortium found electronic medical records can be used to identify patients by phenotype for use in genetics research.

While Aurora's long-term plans include research using pharmacogenomic strategies, for the time being it will most likely use genomics for biomarker discovery work.

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A New Zealand minister says the country's genetic modification laws need to be re-examined to help combat climate change, the New Zealand Herald reports.

A new analysis finds some cancers receive more nonprofit dollars than others.

An Australian mother's conviction in the deaths of her children may be re-examined after finding that two of the children carried a cardiac arrhythmia-linked gene variant.

In Science this week: comparative analysis of sex differences in mammal gene expression, and more.