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AccessMedicine
STAT!Ref
UpToDate Online
AccessMedicine
American Academy of Pediatrics Journals
Applied Clinical Informatics
Harriet Lane Handbook
Red Book Online
ScienceDirect
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Resource and Software News for the Researcher

NCBI's ClinVar

Interested in integrating data from clinical genetic testing and the literature in a single place? ClinVar aggregates information from a variety of sources about sequence variation and its relationship to human health in a single centralized...

NCBI Discovery Workshop

Washington University School of Medicine participated as a remote site for the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) Discovery Workshop held at the University of Michigan in October

Online MetaCore/MetaDrug training - October 1

There will be an online training opportunity for MetaCore and MetaDrug on October 1.To learn more about how you can access MetaCore at Washington University through Becker Medical Library, please visit our GeneGo subscription page.

Impact of NIH Research

The National Institutes of Health has a new resource to help people understand the impact of NIH-funded initiatives in areas such as health, the economy, our communities, and important advances in knowledge that can push research and discovery forward for years to come.

Genetics in Primary Care Institute

The Genetics in Primary Care Institute (GPCI), a 3 year cooperative agreement between the Health Resources & Services Administration Maternal & Child Health Bureau and the American Academy of Pediatrics was established to address the "need to capitalize on this increased understanding as well as advancements in related technologies, so that quality personalized medicine—providing care that is tailored to the unique genetic traits and needs of the individual—can become the standard of care."

GEO2R tool from NCBI

Use GEO2R to compare two or more groups of samples in order to identify genes that are differentially expressed across experimental conditions. Results are presented as a table of genes ordered by significance.

Rare Disease Day

Today is Rare Disease Day - an opportunity to improve awareness of rare diseases and improve support of research and support efforts for patients and their families.

NCBI and IPv6

From NCBI: NCBI now supports IPv6 (beta) for data downloads at http://bit.ly/xiQAsj. More information at  http://1.usa.gov/x655AL. Please note that NCBI will be taking part in the World IPv6 Launch (http://www.worldipv6launch.org/). On that...