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AdvanDx said this week that Heiner Dreismann has joined the company's board of directors as an independent director.

The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics last week issued recommendations for reporting incidental findings from clinical exome and genome sequencing tests, citing 56 genes in which certain variants should be returned to the patient, regardless of the patient's actua

PHOENIX (GenomeWeb News) – While non-invasive prenatal tests allow patients and their healthcare providers to assess the risk of fetal aneuploidy in a pregnancy, presenters at the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics annual meeting Friday cautioned that sometimes the screens return f

PHOENIX (GenomeWeb News) – Whole-exome sequencing is inching its way into the clinic, and at the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics annual meeting held here geneticists and clinicians showed how such sequencing could be used to find diagnoses for patients whose conditions had remai

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics is recommending that labs conducting exome and genome sequencing for clinical use should notify physicians about their patients' status for a number of conditions, genes, and variants that are found during the seque

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics and the American Academy of Pediatrics have released a joint policy statement detailing their latest recommendations for how genetic tests and newborn screening should be used in the care of children.

Quest Diagnostics has launched an HIV tropism test using next-generation sequencing as part of a larger effort to develop NGS-based tests.

Early adopters of clinical sequencing are all taking slightly different approaches — from whole-genome sequencing to exome sequencing to targeted panels — but one of the key hurdles they all face is interpretation and analysis, according to speakers at Cambridge Healthtech Instit

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Nature News writes that viral genomic surveillance in the US faces systemic issues.

President Joe Biden is seeking an increase in federal spending, including higher budgets for the National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

A small, early-stage trial of a combination therapy for brain cancer reports favorable responses in two patients, according to the Guardian.

In PLOS this week: sex-stratified genome-wide association study of chronic pain, sequencing data from Indigenous Mexican groups, and more.