Combined DNA/RNA-seq efforts in various settings could lead to new ways of treating kids with drugs meant for adults or to the development of new therapies.
Exact Sciences and the Mayo Clinic are working to develop a blood test for pancreatic cancer that might be able to diagnose patients with early-stage disease.
A study of more than 10,000 women showed cancer predisposition genes confer similar risks of breast cancer in African-American women as in whites.
The protocol involves using CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing to knock out the NRF2 gene in KRAS-positive NSCLC patients who have become resistant to chemotherapy.
The FLASH method, which depletes unwanted DNA from samples, allows labs to perform deep metagenomic sequencing on smaller, less expensive instruments.
The actual match rate is significantly higher than the 10 percent rate the researchers anticipated they would see when the study began in 2017.
The company's new KidneyCare test will include AlloSure for rejection, AlloMap for quiescence, and Cibiltech's AI algorithm for graft health information.
As CRISPR technology continues to progress, some researchers are turning their focus to discovering or developing countermeasures and controls.
The firm recently submitted an application to the US Food and Drug Administration to expand Cologuard's label to the 45 to 49 age group.
Researchers in Nigeria are developing a handheld diagnostic device for identifying high-risk colorectal cancer patients in low-resource environments.
The Hill reports President Donald Trump issued an executive directing federal agencies to cut the number of board and advisory committees they have.
The New York Times reports that researchers are combining tools to more quickly develop crops to feed a growing population and cope with shifting climates.
Scientists in Canada are looking to the UK's plan to sequence children with rare conditions for inspiration, the National Post reports.
In PNAS this week: copy number changes arose during polar bear evolution, genomic and transcriptomic analysis of the Siberian hamster, and more.