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Harvard's Wyss Institute unveils human 'gut-on-a-chip'

Scientists at Harvard's Wyss Institute have been working on human "organs-on-a-chip" technology in order to pioneer new therapies and predict drug safety in the lab. Now a team at the institute has leveraged their proprietary technology to engineer a model of human intestinal inflammation and bacterial overgrowth in a human "gut-on-a-chip."

An experimental class of drugs alters cell metabolism and may prevent tumor growth

Researchers from the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital have discovered that a class of experimental drugs used for altering cell metabolism also works in mice to reduce cancers linked to changes in the same gene.

BioNano Genomics hooks $68.4M for tech that spots 'inaccessible genome'

Gene mapping outfit BioNano Genomics is hoping to set itself apart in the personalized medicine market, where a number of gene sequencing competitors are lining up. To help it get its technology to patients, the San Diego-based company has raised $68.4 million in a series C financing round, according to a regulatory filing.

BioNano Genomics hooks $68.4M for tech that spots 'inaccessible genome'

Gene mapping outfit BioNano Genomics is hoping to set itself apart in the personalized medicine market, where a number of gene sequencing competitors are lining up. To help it get its technology to patients, the San Diego-based company has raised $68.4 million in a series C financing round, according to a regulatory filing.

Obama wants $215M to kick off 'precision medicine' project

President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $215 million to sequence the genomes of 1 million Americans and help develop a new generation of medicines, part of a sweeping plan to accelerate biomedical R&D.

Buzz: Obama's 'precision' plan involves a major genomic database

President Barack Obama's plot to bolster personalized medicine research would lean heavily on a planned bank of patient genetic information, Science magazine reports, pooling existing databases to create a huge R&D utility. But the promise of a so-called Precision Medicine Initiative has left some scientists cold, hearkening back to overblown efforts past.

Obama puts personalized medicine in the spotlight with a primetime pitch

Speaking before a global audience of millions, President Barack Obama threw his support behind the potential of personalized medicine, skimping on details but hinting at a federally funded R&D effort in keeping with the $4.5 billion BRAIN Initiative.

SV Bio changes name to Lifecode, plans rollout of NGS cancer assay

Alongside the launch of a next generation sequencing-based oncology assay, Silicon Valley Biosystems is also rolling out a new name to reflect its mission of providing practical genetic information to patients.

SV Bio changes name to Lifecode, plans rollout of NGS cancer assay

Alongside the launch of a next generation sequencing-based oncology assay, Silicon Valley Biosystems is also rolling out a new name to reflect its mission of providing practical genetic information to patients.

LabCorp's $85M LipoScience buy deepens its dive into personalized Dx tests

LabCorp said it will pay more than $85 million in cash for LipoScience in a bid to grow its own roster of personalized diagnostic tests. The deal, which breaks down to $5.25 per share, is yet another sign that personalized medicine is becoming more ubiquitous in the marketplace.