The company is offering introductory pricing on Helix services for heart health and weight loss, and has shifted its flagship program from a yearly subscription to a monthly option.
Anthem said the automated system is an efficient way to ensure coverage for medically necessary genetic tests, but that's not what genetic counselors have described.
Illumina Ventures will use the new funds to expand its team and invest in additional genomic and precision medicine startups.
A new assay uses digital loop-mediated isothermal amplification (dLAMP) to perform phenotypic antibacterial susceptibility testing in 30 minutes.
The startup will use the funds to commercialize its single-cell analysis platform, which is based in part on droplet microfluidic technology licensed from UCSF.
The recent study highlights strengths and weaknesses of numerous platforms and may help end users choose the best assay for their circumstances.
Funded by Biogen, The University of Colorado, and The Global Down Syndrome Foundation, the project will analyze genetics and other biology in 1,000 individuals with the disorder.
The system uses synthetic probes that bind to molecules of interest and then pass through solid-state nanopores, enabling detection of the target molecules.
Labs in the US and South Korea are hoping to bring the woolly mammoth back from beyond extinction, Newsweek writes.
Geneticist Adam Rutherford speaks with National Geographic about paleogenetics, race, and more.
Researchers link genetic links between education and smoking and longevity.
In PNAS this week: influence of gene environment interactions on polygenic traits, epigenetic features affecting fruit fly foraging, and more.
This white paper describes a benchmarking study of 30 whole-exome sequencing cases in which Diploid's Moon software outperformed another variant interpretation algorithm in ranking causal variants.