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Investigators ID miRNA that Protects Breast Cancer Stem Cells from Immune System

Inhibiting the miRNA, which maintained activity of stem cells in healthy and cancerous breast tissue, could improve efficacy of treatments.
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Indivumed to Provide Regeneron With Samples, Data Collection Methods

Samples will come from Indivumed's collaboration with Geisinger Health Systems and support the drug developer’s cancer research programs
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CRISPR Protein Adapted to Create Diagnostic Tool

The tool could one day be used to respond to viral and bacterial outbreaks, monitor antibiotic resistance, and detect cancer.

Data & Informatics: Edico Genome, Dell EMC Partner on NGS Data Bundle

Delivering rapid, cost-effective, and accurate analysis of NGS data is the goal of the bundled computing and storage solution.
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The Public Health Role in Translating Advances in Genomics

Thirteen years after the completion of the Human Genome Project, an increasing number of genomic applications, including next-generation sequencing (NGS), are poised for clinical...
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Agios Gains FDA Approval for Precision AML Drug

Tibsovo gains approval for adult patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia with specific mutations in the IDH1 gene
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Huntington’s Treatment May Come from Fix of Broken DNA Repair Mechanism

Researchers fuse kinetin to restore phosphorylation of the N17 region in the huntingtin gene in mouse models, reversing disease symptoms
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Diagnostics Companies Sedia Biosciences and Floragenex Merge

The merger aims to create a combined provider of genomic services and testing for HIV and other infectious agents.
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Liquid Biopsy Shows Promise of Early Detection of Lung Cancer

Dana-Farber researchers present data from Circulating Cell-Free Genome Atlas suggesting liquid biopsy could provide early-stage detection
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Wellcome Sanger Uses Single-Cell RNA-Seq to Begin Work on Malaria Cell Atlas

As drug resistance spreads, better understanding the molecular mechanisms of the malaria parasite's life cycle is needed for new treatments
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