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Analyst Puneet Souda said HTG has a growing funnel of biopharma projects that have the potential to convert to companion diagnostics with regulatory approval.

The Beijing-based firm said it will use the funding for research and development, to obtain additional intellectual property, and to pursue its strategic goals.

The Slovenia-based firm will use the funds to develop its Health Intelligence platform, expand into Asian markets, and open an office in the UK.

The deal gives Biodesix an additional test in the lung cancer space, Indi's XL2, which helps to classify lung nodules identified by imaging scans as benign or malignant.

Last week, GenomeWeb's readers were most interested in the PanCAN's finding that molecularly tailored treatments could improve patient outcomes.

An analysis has found that the odds of getting a diagnosis through WES or WGS is 8.3 times greater than it is through chromosomal microarrays.

The government says it is using DNA testing as part of efforts to reunite families by court-ordered deadlines, but it will not reveal which lab is performing testing.

The center is an international joint venture established in 2013 between South Korean clinical lab Eone Life Science and California-based Diagnomics.

The German Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) plans to decide on reimbursement of breast cancer biomarker tests in Q4.

Clinicians surveyed for a new study discussed how unvalidated genomic results could affect healthcare workflows and patients.

The researchers were able to diagnose 17 patients with short telomere syndrome based on telomere length combined with targeted sequence data.

The FDA said that pooled testing of donations using a screening test that it has licensed is a sufficient method for complying with its testing regulations.

Under the new collaboration, Predicine will use its GeneRADAR technology to aid Kintor in the development and advancement of novel drugs.

Researchers analyzed germline mutations in 256 kidney cancer patients and found mutations that would have been missed, including therapeutically relevant ones.

The multiplex real-time PCR assay enables the simultaneous detection of Trichomonas vaginalis or Mycoplasma genitalium in urine and vaginal samples.

Most modern American dogs share little to no ancestry with the native, pre-European contact American dogs, but a transmissible cancer is closely related.

Goat kid.

Researchers sequenced mitochondrial and/or nuclear genomes for dozens of wild and domestic ancient goats to explore domestication and selection patterns.

The grant will support the consortium's ongoing efforts to clinically validate data analysis software for monitoring treatment responses to cancer vaccines.

Researchers in the UK developed heritable Cas9-mediated mammalian genome editing that is acutely controlled by a cheap lysine derivative.

MGI received medical device certification clearance for its MGISEQ-200 and MGISEQ-2000 instruments.

The deal covers MNG's complete line of neurogenetic clinical RNA sequencing services, including complete transcriptome sequencing.

The approach, published this week in Cell Reports, could be used more generally to discover disease genes in other cancer types. 

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.