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The new tool can provide a more accurate and unbiased view of the multiple outcomes of CRISPR-based gene editing, according to the developers.

The companies had agreed in early 2018 to collaborate on the development of technologies to support precision oncology initiatives, but Roche said "priorities" have changed.

The center is responsible for developing and maintaining the technical platforms by which people participate in and engage with the program.

News items for the week of Dec. 2, 2019.

A bi-weekly listing of recent local coverage determinations from Medicare Administrative Contractors.

 

The researchers profiled 44 cancer-related genes in 191 individuals with familial breast cancer, colorectal cancer, or other forms of early-onset cancer.

Spartan's test is for the rapid, near-patient determination of a cardiac patient's genotype for aid in determining appropriate antiplatelet treatment.

Germany's Life & Brain Genomics hopes to streamline sample management and genetic array input for its multi-omics analysis services.

Using systems biology, investigators put cancer risk SNPs in a network context, identifying immune, tumor-related, and other genes influenced by the variants in multiple tissue types.

In a Twitter message dated Dec. 4, the company said it is suspending its US operations for the time being "due to an unexpected adverse financing situation."

These alterations, which can include hypermethylation of the H19 locus, can crop up during kidney development.

The funding comes about three years after Amgen provided the school with $1.5 million for a master's degree program in human genetics and genetic counseling.

Using pilot data from the GenomeAsia 100K Consortium, researchers searched for long, diverged haplotypes indicative of admixture between modern and archaic humans.

The German company reported its quarterly earnings for the first time as a public company, following the completion of its IPO on Nov. 7.

The firm plans to use the proceeds to fund operation and commercial growth as well as development of its Codex and Phenoptics spatial omics platforms.

The project has sequenced more than 1,700 individuals from across Asia to high coverage in order to bolster the representation of Asians in genomic research.

With the purchase, Canopy acquires Core's CLIA facility from which it will provide its multi-omic immune profiling services.

The grants were awarded through the organization's Diagnostic Accelerator, a partnership between the charity and various philanthropic partners.

The guidelines place a stronger emphasis on pancreatic cancer risk genes, and broaden testing recommendations for those with Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.

The company is using the test to direct patient enrollment and treatment stratification in a trial of pembrolizumab (Keytruda) combination treatments.

The FDA approved FoundationOne CDx as a companion diagnostic for alpelisib in combination with fulvestrant to treat certain PIK3CA-mutated breast cancers.

The firms are combining Caris' somatic and Ambry's germline testing to provide clinicians with information on patients' cancers.

The Dutch companies will use sequencing- and machine learning-based methods to quantify genomic instability-causing mutations in blood cells.

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GenomeWeb reports that Veritas Genetics is suspending its US operations.

A Brazilian-led team of researchers reports it has generated a sugarcane genome assembly that encompasses more than 99 percent of its genome.

Certain plasma proteins could be used to gauge a person's age and whether they are aging well, according to HealthDay News.

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