translational genomics

"Repurposing starts with the human genome," a precision medicine expert said in explaining Vanderbilt's new approach to accelerating clinical trials.

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.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.