This story has been updated from a previous version. Illumina has submitted an undisclosed genetic test with its BeadXpress system to the FDA, not a PGx panel as previously reported.

By Justin Petrone

Marking a shift in strategy, Illumina plans to submit its iScan system and accompanying arrays and software to the US Food and Drug Administration for clearance, according to a company official.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Kite Pharmaceuticals' CAR T-cell therapy for large B-cell lymphomas, the New York Times reports.

Kaiser Health News reports that gene therapies could cost more than a million dollars.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute researchers have received a grant to combine biology and computer science for high school students.

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