translational genomics

The software takes somatic mutation profiles from individual patients as input and uses them to prioritize relevant mutations and potential treatments.

Georgetown University's Subha Madhavan

Madhavan believes that the TBI community is well positioned to contribute to Precision Medicine Initiative projects both from an infrastructure and data standpoint. 

The scientists used a multi-omics approach to determine that organs don't age in the same ways or at the same pace.

The Estonian university will recruit researchers to perform research, promote genomic science, and help clinical genomic data find its way into routine clinical practice.

CHICAGO (GenomeWeb News) – As members of The Cancer Genome Atlas continue to characterize tumors, those involved in the effort are also looking beyond an already large catalog of cancer-associated genomic glitches, considering additional cancer features for profiling as well as ways of applying d

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Canadian government today unveiled a new C$90 million (US$87 million) effort to ramp up the translation of genomics technologies to commercialization, and it plans to provide a separate C$29 million to renew funding for its five main genome research centers, Genome

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Phoenix Children's Hospital said today that it has launched a new molecular and personalized medicine research institute that will focus first on childhood cancers but later will branch out into other research directions.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Pennsylvania's Department of Health has awarded several million dollars in funding to research institutes and clinical science centers in the state that seek to translate genomics research for clinical use.

Vivek Murthy is no longer the surgeon general of the US, the Associated Press reports.

People around the globe took to the streets to support science — some with signs.

Parents who learn of their increased genetic risk of disease also contend with telling their children about theirs, the New York Times writes.

In PLOS this week: loci linked to body mass index measurements, long non-coding RNA expression and urothelial carcinoma prognosis, and more.