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The company agreed to settle a lawsuit alleging it improperly billed government health plans for its genetic tests.

At HIMSS18, Eric Schmidt announced a new healthcare API for Google Cloud and explored how predictive analytics might change medical care and research for the better.

IDT will operate as a standalone company within Danaher's Life Sciences segment after the close of the deal, which is expected to occur in mid-2018.

A proteomic and targeted exome sequencing study of diffuse-type gastric cancer led to proteomic subtypes with distinct mutation, survival, and potential treatment patterns.

The companies will develop an assay and software package for Thermo's cancer research product portfolio.

The investment bank based the upgrade on potential for growth in the installed base of Quidel's immunoassay and molecular instruments, among other factors.

Using haplotype profiling, phylogenetics, and other analyses, researchers retraced sickle allele emergence to a single event occurring roughly 7,300 years ago.

The collaborators aim to show that Cytox' VariaTect SNP profiling array and an associated algorithm can effectively predict the presence of Alzheimer's pathology.

The company fell short of Wall Street expectations on the top and bottom lines and said it plans on making some significant changes for 2018, including shutting down its liquid biopsy testing. 

Interpace said that its two thyroid tests are now covered for over 280 million patients nationwide including Medicare, Medicare Advantage, and national and regional health plans.

Advanced Analytical markets CE instruments, reagents, and software for nucleic acid analysis while Lasergen is a next-generation sequencing technology developer.

For full-year 2017, the company reported $152.9 million in revenues, up 31 percent over 2016.

The company's total revenues were $35.2 million during the quarter compared to $25.2 million during the same period in 2016. Full-year results also beat analyst estimates.

The researchers also found that niche-based processes underlie how the skin microbiomes of people living in megacities are assembled.

Analyzing samples from Iceland and elsewhere, researchers uncovered one known and two new risk loci for aortic valve stenosis that are also associated with other heart risk pathways.

Innovation Institute member-owner Avera Health will use 2bPrecise's cloud-based platform with its GeneFolio medication test.

WuXi's data analysis tools will be hosted on Google's Cloud marketplace while Google's genomics and research tools will be integrated with WuXi's platform.

The NIH is seeking comment on the draft version of its roadmap for modernizing its biomedical data science ecosystem.

Researchers found that air pollution levels affected the expression of genes linked to cardio-metabolic and respiratory traits more than genetic ancestry.

Researchers discovered thousands of candidate functional elements by searching diverse mammalian genomes for regions of accelerated evolution within highly conserved sites.

The partners aim to develop and access a blockchain-based genomic data management platform for cancer diagnostic development.

The company can now offer to Florida residents its products, which include the fecal immunochemical tests, Insure FIT and Insure One, and the ctDNA test Colvera.  


Under a proposed spending bill, the US National Institutes of Health would see an additional $3 billion in funding.

Researchers from the University of Oxford and the University of Sydney sequenced numerous platypus genomes to study their population history.

Robert Redfield, the new pick to lead the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has faced criticism for some of his work.

In Nature this week: sequenced genomes of five additional Neanderthals, and more.