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Roche H1 Earnings, Replacement of CEO Topped Most-Read GenomeWeb Daily News Stories Last Week

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, July 20.
1. Roche Molecular Dx Sales Slip in H1; Unit's Chief Tapped to Replace Company CEO (from July 19)
2. Quest to Outfit Labs With Bio-Rad's BioPlex 2200 Platform, HIV Assay (from July 17)
3. FDA Clears Veridex's Gene-Based Lymph Node Assay for Breast Cancer Metastasis (from July 18)
4. George Mason to Combine Proteomics and Biodefense Chops to Study Infectious Diseases (from July 17)
5. Febit Sues Codon for Infringing Polymer Synthesis IP; Codon Says Patent is 'Invalid and Unenforceable' (from July 16)
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Genetic Tests Lead to Potential Prognostic Variants in Dutch Children With Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Researchers in Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine found that the presence of pathogenic or likely pathogenic variants was linked to increased risk of death and poorer outcomes in children with pediatric dilated cardiomyopathy.

Fragile X Syndrome Mutations Found With Comprehensive Testing Method

Researchers in Clinical Chemistry found fragile X syndrome expansions and other FMR1 mutations with ties to the intellectual disability condition using a long-range PCR and long-read sequencing approach.

Team Presents Strategy for Speedy Species Detection in Metagenomic Sequence Data

A computational approach presented in PLOS Computational Biology produced fewer false-positive species identifications in simulated and authentic metagenomic sequences.

Genetic Risk Factors for Hypertension Can Help Identify Those at Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Genetically predicted high blood pressure risk is also associated with increased cardiovascular disease risk, a new JAMA Cardiology study says.