PharmGKB Researchers Hope PharmCAT Tool Will Help Improve Clinical Implementation of Pharmacogenomics Premium The Pharmacogenomics Clinical Annotation Tool interprets variants from sequencing or genotyping tests and generates a report to inform prescribing decisions. Pharmacogenetic Variant Reporting May Increase Utility of Clinical Exome But Barriers Exist Premium NHGRI researchers showed that they were able to extract more useful pharmacogenetic information from exome data than from current chip data. Pharmacogenomic Incidental Findings in Exome, Genome Data May Be Clinically Useful Premium Two research teams found potentially useful PGx variants in more than 1,000 participants in the NIH Undiagnosed Diseases Program, as well as in a handful of ClinSeq participants. NIH Awards $14M to Stanford, St. Jude's Researchers to Examine Genetics of Drug Response The funds will be used to expand the PharmGKB database and support the activities of the Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium. Vanderbilt's PREDICT Program Adds PGx Testing for Transplant Rejection Drug Premium Originally published Sept. 10. Feb 15, 2013 Personalis Licenses PharmGKB Database, Launches Genomic Services Sep 8, 2010 NIH's $15M to PharmGKB Will Improve Curation Capabilities, Facilitate Annotation of Whole Genomes Premium May 4, 2010 Analysis of Quake Genome Highlights Challenges of Bringing Whole-Genome Sequencing to the Clinic Premium Mar 10, 2010 AssureRx Updates GeneSightRx Panel with New Gene: CYP1A2 Premium Breaking News Children With Autism May Have Underdeveloped Gut Microbiomes, Metagenomic Analysis Finds Kiromic BioPharma Acquires InSilico Solutions Bio-Rad Laboratories, 10x Genomics Settle IP Lawsuits, Sign Global Cross-Licensing Agreement Scope Fluidics Obtains CE Mark for PCR-Based SARS-CoV-2 Panel MeMed COVID-19 Prognostic Test Receives CE Mark ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR IP to Japan SLC The Scan Dropped Charges The US Justice Department has dropped visa fraud charges against five Chinese researchers, according to the Wall Street Journal. More Kids The Associated Press says Moderna is expanding its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine study to included additional children and may include even younger children. PNAS Papers on Rat Clues to Human Migration, Thyroid Cancer, PolyG-DS In PNAS this week: ancient rat genome analysis gives hints to human migrations, WDR77 gene mutations in thyroid cancer, and more. Purnell Choppin Dies Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.