ACMG Panel Discusses Potential, Pitfalls of Precision Medicine Following Newborn Screening
The panel focused on access and equity issues of precision medicine, especially ones that arise as sequencing is folded into newborn screening programs.
Blood-Based 'Omics Signatures Reflect 'Biological' BMI, Metabolic Health
Features found in the blood offered a more refined look at obesity and related conditions, shifting more readily than body mass index in response to lifestyle changes.
Illumina Pushes Back Against Icahn's Proposed Board Nominees
The company issued a defense of its management and board while striking back against Carl Icahn’s recent comments and moves to start a proxy fight for the firm's board of directors.
Oxford Nanopore Technologies, 4bases Collaborate to Develop Rapid BRCA Sequencing Test
The partners will combine 4bases’ PCR amplification kits with nanopore sequencing to develop a same-day sample-to-answer assay for the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes.
Funded by the Lustgarten Foundation, the researchers plan to analyze 400-plus pancreatic cancer samples to study the genetic changes linked to the disease.
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