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NIH Plans to Enroll 1 Million People for Health Database
Catherine Offord | May 3, 2018
The agency says it has taken various steps to ensure the privacy of participants’ data.
Estonia Offers Free Genetic Testing to Residents
Diana Kwon | Apr 13, 2018
The nationwide experiment will initially include around 100,000 volunteers.
New Ovarian Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise
Catherine Offord | Apr 12, 2018
A preliminary clinical trial finds that the personalized therapy improves survival rates and has no severe side-effects.
How Gaining and Losing Weight Affects the Body
Abby Olena | Jan 17, 2018
Millions of measurements from 23 people who consumed extra calories every day for a month reveal changes in proteins, metabolites, and gut microbiota that accompany shifts in body mass.
Coriell Institute CEO Dies
Kerry Grens | Jan 4, 2018
Michael Christman oversaw the organization’s well-known biobank and pioneered a personalized medicine initiative.
Image of the Day: Fish Avatars for Cancer
Staff | Sep 11, 2017
Zebrafish larvae transplanted with patients’ tumors respond as their human donors do to chemotherapy.
Opinion: More Biomarkers Needed for Cancer Immunotherapy
David Fabrizio | Apr 1, 2017
Measuring PD-L1 levels was a great start. Now we need to quantify more protein biomarkers, assess the tumor mutational landscape, and examine immune cell signatures, too.
Diana Kwon | Apr 1, 2017
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Pharma Cooperates to Achieve Precision Medicine
Catherine Offord | Feb 1, 2017
The challenges of adapting drug development to the age of personalized therapies encourage collaboration among industry players.
The Challenges of Rare-Disease Research
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 1, 2016
With few resources and hesitant investors, basic scientists must rely on clinicians, patient advocates, and their own keen eye for biological connections.