Although people have greater access to personalized drugs and tests than ever before, a survey by GenomeWeb and the PMC shows public awareness isn’t improving.  

Illumina said the acquisition will help enable a standardized process for sequencing and analysis and speed up the time it take to get a result.

The financing round will support Grail's ongoing development and validation of early cancer detection products.

While a randomized-controlled trial is underway, Genomind hopes data from a new case-control study will convince insurers its PGx test can reduce healthcare utilization costs.

The company plans to test both its current technology and explore novel signatures using samples from Mayo's biobank.

The funding will be available to members of the Association of Community Cancer Centers, a cancer care provider advocacy group.

CMS will reimburse FoundationOne CDx at a rate of $3,500 per test for a nine-month period starting July 1.

The funding will help Mobidiag scale up production of its Novodiag instruments and disposable cartridges, and improve its global sales and marketing activities.

Science speaks with the University of Michigan's Jedidiah Carlson, who has tracked population genetic discussions at white nationalist sites.

Gene therapies could qualify for a faster US Food and Drug Administration approval process, according to Stat News.

NPR reports that the US House of Representatives has passed a bill to enable terminally ill patients access to experimental drugs.

In Genome Research this week: inversion variants mapped in human, non-human primate genomes; transcriptome profiling of maize, sorghum; and more.

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