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The study aims to enroll 10,000 Floridians to have their exomes screened for variants indicative of familial hypercholesterolemia risk.

With genomic and proteomic profiles for more than 100 colon cancer cases, researchers identified drug targets, treatment resistance insights, potential cancer drivers, and more.

The company published a letter on its website explaining that the genetic and other analyses involved in its services were too costly for customers to support.

The German research products firm attributed the higher revenues to organic growth, as well as the impact of recent acquisitions such as TGR Biosciences.

Japanese software giant NEC invests in AI-centric software company BostonGene to advance immuno-oncology and other targeted cancer treatments.

The researchers dubbed the cell the found a "revival stem cell" and reported that slow-cycling cell type relies on YAP1 signaling to expand to repopulate the intestine.

With machine learning and clinical natural language processing, the team has come up with more automated methods to do provisional diagnoses on children with genetic disease.

The recently launched system can measure the concentration and size of extracellular vesicles as small as 50 nanometers and requires no sample preparation.

In the quarter the firm acquired food and beverage testing firm Invisible Sentinel and partnered with Baxter International to develop acute kidney injury biomarkers.

The company beat Wall Street expectations on the top and bottom line, and adjusted its guidance for the year upward reflecting the strength of the quarter.

A structural variant analysis based on genome sequences for almost 800 multiple myeloma cases suggests a IgL translocation present in nearly 10 percent of patients may inform survival.

For the three month-period ended March 31, the molecular diagnostics company's revenues fell to $4.7 million from $9.7 million in Q1 2018. 

The South Korean companies have also agreed to work together on the development of exosome-based biomedical products including diagnostics and therapeutics.

The four startups will have access to capital, business coaching, office space, and Illumina sequencing expertise over a six-month period.

Researchers plan to compare rapid whole-genome sequencing with standard diagnostic methods in 200 critically ill newborns.

The firm will work with investigators from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Virginia to validate its AIR system in CRISPR workflows.

Under the partnership, RxGenomix and CLS will offer a pharmacogenomics training, implementation, and management package to healthcare providers.

Based on sequences for hundreds of E. coli ST131 lineage isolates, researchers propose a model that involves negative frequency-dependent selection on accessory parts of the genome.

Prescient will further the development and commercialization of the Infiniti Neural Response Panel to identify patients who may be at risk for opioid use disorder.

Idylla molecular testing instruments will be placed at Covance sites to support customer needs for clinical trials and to validate and implement companion diagnostic applications.

The company posted revenues of $513.9 million for the quarter compared to $530.7 million in Q1 2018, below the average Wall Street estimate of $545.3 million.

With the approval of its ThyraMIR diagnostic assay, the firm said that physicians will have access to its thyroid product suite across several specimen types.

LabCorp will further invest in OmniSeq as part of the deal, which covers distribution of the latter's immune profiling and pan-cancer next-generation sequencing tests.

Investigators identified a set of inflammatory proteins that appears to coincide with current and future risk of end-stage renal disease in individuals with diabetes.

The company launched last month with initial financing of $35 million and licenses to CRISPR and synthetic biology technology from the Broad and Harvard.

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NPR says the explosion and fire earlier this week at a Russian lab that stores dangerous pathogens revives the question of whether such samples should be kept.

According to Wired, Nebula Genomics is providing a way for people to get their genomes sequenced anonymously.

A 26-year-old woman tells Cosmopolitan about learning her APOE status at a young age.

In Science journals this week: a functional genomic screen uncovers drug combination that increases KRAS inhibitor efficacy in aggressive lung cancer, and more.