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The test will leverage next-generation sequencing to sequence PCR amplicons of the UL54 and UL97 genes in which drug resistance with CMV has been associated.

Singapore-based Lucence Diagnostics will team with Stanford to analyze sequencing and imaging of liver cancer patients to predict therapeutic effectiveness.

The program is supported via a $25 million gift from philanthropist Denny Sanford and matching contributions fundraised by Sanford Health.

Olink is perhaps best known for its proximity extension assay (PEA) technology, which allows for highly sensitive, highly multiplexed protein measurements.

With single-cell RNA-seq on thousands of cells from the lateral hypothalamic area of male and female mice, researchers saw dozens of glutamatergic and GABAergic neuron types.

The methods address challenges like recall and precision, comparing different representations of variant calls, and stratifying performance by variant type and genome context.

The deal will focus on Biocartis' Idylla MSI test, which provides information on a tumor's microsatellite instability status of a tumor from a single FFPE slice.

The company said that diagnostic testing volumes, product and royalty revenues, and clinical services revenues all fell year over year.

A number of the variants uncovered by an international research team appear to "tune" which hematopoietic cell lineage is produced.

The budget calls for $34.4 billion for the NIH in the coming fiscal year, including $492 million in resources made available through the 21st Century Cures Act.

With retrospective and prospective analyses on women with BRCA1/2 mutations, investigators began teasing out breast cancer risk relative to reproductive history.

Last week, GenomeWeb's readers were most interested in MGI Tech's plans to enter the North American and European markets.

Using BGI's sequencing technology, the firms plan to commercialize Natera's Signatera test in China and to develop reproductive health tests in "select markets."

Together with gene expression results from affected tissue, the findings suggest that drugs such as JAK inhibitors may be effective for the treatment of FFA.

The agency said it is sensitive to stakeholder concerns and is working with MACs to adjust claims processing systems.

Shanghai RAAS will become Grifols' exclusive distributor of plasma-derived products and transfusion diagnostic solutions in China.

The researchers analyzed samples from 60 countries to find antimicrobial resistance gene levels correlated with economic, health, and environmental factors.

The firm's revenues rose to $21.5 million from $14.8 million in 2017, driven by expansion of its biomarker profiling services business and collaborative program.

Though the firm saw lower overall revenue, it increased its fourth quarter and full-year product and services revenue by 12 percent and 16 percent respectively.

The company posted Q4 revenues of $10.9 million, up from $6.6 million in Q4 2017, beating the consensus Wall Street estimate of $9.3 million.

Genomic and transcriptomic data for almost 500 triple-negative breast cancer cases revealed four expression subtypes and suspected treatment targets.

Analyzing mutational signatures in cancer cell lines and xenografts, investigators identified mutagenic processes that do or don't remain active in vitro.

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Matt Hancock, the UK health secretary, is calling for the swift rollout of predictive genetic tests, the Guardian reports.

A WHO panel is calling for a global registry of human germline gene-editing projects, according to Stat News.

Vox writes that lab mishaps involving pathogens are quite common.

In Genome Biology this week: analysis of wild and cultivated peach genomes, Hi-C-based pipeline for assembling microbial genomes from metagenomic data, and more.