The American Medical Association (AMA), in partnership with Scripps Translational Science Institute (Scripps) and The Jackson Laboratory (JAX), today announced a new online program aimed at educating physicians and other health care professionals on the benefits and limitations of genetic testing and when it is appropriate to incorporate it into their practices. The modules, which carry CME credit, will be released individually over the next year and will be available online at the AMA Education Center … more

Separately, The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has awarded a grant totaling $3.4 million over five years to Jackson Laboratory Professor and Director of Immunological Sciences Jacques Banchereau, Ph.D., to develop new clinical adjuvants — agents that boost vaccine effectiveness — to better protect elderly and immunosuppressed patients … more