NCI Announces Funding Opportunity for Biospecimen Core Thursday, July 16, 2015 The National Cancer Institute's Office of Cancer Clinical Proteomics Research has announced a funding opportunity for establishing a Biospecimen Core Resource.BMS Partners with Medical University Thursday, July 16, 2015 The Medical University of South Carolina and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company have announced that they have entered into a collaboration focused on fibrotic diseases, including scleroderma, renal fibrosis and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. HPV Genomes Show Greater Diversity Than Expected in Cancer Patients Wednesday, July 15, 2015 The findings could have implications for eventually understanding why some cervical lesions become malignant.New Variant of Streptococcal Bacteria Wednesday, July 15, 2015 Scientists have discovered a new variant of streptococcal bacteria that has contributed to a rise in disease cases in the UK over the last 17 years.
New Insights into “Antenna” of Human Cells Wednesday, July 15, 2015 Scientists from the University of Leeds have uncovered the most comprehensive list yet of genes implicated in a group of common inherited diseases.Early Lead Exposure Has Long Lasting Effect Tuesday, July 14, 2015 A team of researchers have found links between lead exposure in children and epigenetic alterations in regulatory regions of genes that are imprinted and known to be critical in growth regulation and brain development. Fluidigm, OpGen Collaborate Tuesday, July 14, 2015 Fluidigm and OpGen have announced an agreement to collaborate on instruments and kits to test for multi-drug resistance genes in bacteria, fungi, and viruses.
UK's Precision Medicine Innovation Center Launches National Network Tuesday, July 14, 2015 The Precision Medicine Catapult — UK's innovation hub aimed at accelerating the development of personalized drugs and tests — has launched its national network. House Votes in Favor of Bill Boosting NIH Funding Monday, July 13, 2015 The US House of Representatives today overwhelmingly voted in favor of a bill that would increase funding to the NIH by about $10 billion, help speed the development of new drugs, and advance precision medicine initiatives.