MIT Technology Review – No field of biotechnology has promised more and delivered less in the way of treatments than embryonic stem cells. Only a handful of human studies has ever been carried out, without significant results.
Health IT Analytics – A new precision medicine partnership will create the nation's first system that routinely screens tumors for gene and protein information in hopes of providing targeted, individualized therapies.
GenomeWeb – President Obama will leave office in less than six months, so Nature News has set out to explore what kind of legacy he leaves behind for such issues as climate change, biomedicine, scientific integrity, space research, and more.
Genetic Literacy Project – The idea of replacing disease-causing DNA with healthy genetic material has been a popular one over the years. However, a version of this therapy involving mitochondria has run into stumbling blocks.
NBC2 – The need for an effective mosquito solution has never been more urgent as the Zika virus continues to spread across Florida. But scientist say there is a solution. Oxitec has created genetically modified mosquitoes, designed to wipe out disease-carrying mosquitoes.
Genomics Law Report - On May 19, 2016, two ACLU lawyers filed an administrative complaint with the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on behalf of four people who have cancer or a family history of the disease.