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The study researchers further reported that high matching scores predicted both better progression-free and overall survival.

Evotec will access Indivumed's IndivuType multi-omics cancer database to discover and develop new precision therapeutics for colorectal cancer.

The Washington Post reports on the use of genetic tests to guide antidepressant treatment.

The projects, set to begin this year, concern prostate cancer, infectious diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, heart disease, and sleep disorders.

Lack of Diversity

Researchers say increased diversity in genomic studies will benefit all, PBS NewsHour reports.

Newsweek discusses the privacy issues raised by digital medicine.

Last year, the Gottlieb-led FDA approved 25 new molecularly-defined drugs and expanded indications compared to 19 in the prior year, and issued a slew of guidelines important for the personalized medicine field. 

The Personal Genome Sequencing Outcomes (PeopleSeq) Consortium surveyed more than 500 early adopters who underwent personal genome or exome sequencing.

The NGS assay is designed to help physicians to identify non-small cell lung cancer patients who may benefit from eight targeted therapies.

Freshly minted as a "unicorn," the Utah healthcare data analytics powerhouse is building up a new life sciences division to aid biotech development and precision medicine.

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Australia will not be regulating gene editing of plants, animals, and human cell lines as long as no new genetic material is incorporated, reports Nature News.

The Washington Post reports that the US Department of Agriculture told its researchers to label peer-reviewed articles as "preliminary" work.

Researchers have sequenced the genomes of both the coast redwood and the giant sequoia, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

In PNAS this week: study of epigenetic patterns in mammalian eggs, clonal expansion patterns in CD8+ T cells, and more.