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Researchers found that hypoxia was associated with elevated genomic instability in 10 tumor types and saw widespread hypoxia-associated dysregulation of miRNAs.

The acquisition is expected to enhance Health Network Laboratories’ inherited genetic disorders diagnostic services offerings.

The firm has also begun an initiative to reduce and deliver sustainable revenue growth for 2019 to compensate for commercial challenges in the US market.

The firms originally inked the agreement in 2015 and have now extended it until 2025.

Last week, GenomeWeb's readers were most interested in Illumina plans to launch a new chip for its NovaSeq instrument and upgrades to its iSeq sequencer in Q1.

CellMax is developing and applying its CTC platform for early detection of colorectal cancer and more long term for breast and prostate cancer.

 

At the Plant and Animal Genome conference, Daniel Promislow provided details on the longitudinal, open science effort, which is preparing to study up to 10,000 pet dogs.

The partnership with Finnish medical data sciences services vendor MedEngine will help BC Platforms offer end-to-end services for pharma and health-tech companies.

The VISTA T cell-inhibiting protein found on macrophage immune cells may contribute to poor pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma outcomes, new research finds.

The issue, discovered in late October, affected TMB reporting for up to 800 FoundationOne CDx tests during a short period of time and was quickly resolved.

Novogene's Chinese clinical lab will offer LifeMap's recently updated TGex next-generation sequencing data analysis and interpretation platform.

Meridian CEO Jack Kenny said the firm needs to develop a new MDx platform, while Genapsys resurfaced with an update on its portable sequencing platform.

The company plans to use the funding to further develop its Xdrop technology, which allows users to partition millions of single molecules in droplets.

The protease-activated Cas9 enzymes could reduce off-target effects and could be used to sense pathogens and trigger an immune response.

The company believes that helping to funnel patients to the trial will help support its own goals to gather genomic information on targeted cancer therapy efficacy.

In an epigenome-wide association study, researchers uncovered more than 1,000 sex-related differentially methylated positions among chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients.

Lineagen hopes to use PWNHealth's consumer-oriented model to expand access to its testing services for developmental delay and autism spectrum disorder.

Through the JV and strategic partnership, the companies aim to provide precision diagnostic products and services to Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea, and Southeast Asia.

CEO Brad Gray told investors at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference that he believes the firm's GeoMx has advantages over competitors in the new market.

Among the updates provided at the conference on Wednesday, Luminex discussed development and plans for the Verigene II system, and GenMark touted its ePlex test portfolio.

Gene expression data revealed two groups of human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas corresponding to distinct survival outcomes.

Researchers from the PROREPAIR-B study reported that men with germline BRCA2 mutations and prostate cancer had shorter cause-specific survival.

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Three genetic testing companies form a coalition to influence how Congress considers genetic privacy, The Hill reports.

University of California, San Diego researchers investigate how skin care products influence the skin microbiome, Scientific American reports.

The Wall Street Journal examines billing codes used by uBiome.

In PNAS this week: links between lung adenocarcinoma and lncRNA, algorithm to impute and cluster Hi-C interaction profiles from single cells, and more.