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The test will be used to identify men with metastatic, castrate-resistant prostate cancer and germline BRCA mutations who are enrolled in a study for olaparib.

Under the deal, Shivom will offer Family Care Path's MyLegacy web-based clinical decision support application through its online app marketplace.

Patients within the project and their physicians will be able to access Genome Medical's genetic specialists to address concerns and incorporate genetic information into care.

Clinical trials investigating whether epigenetic treatment can restore susceptibility to other treatments are underway in colorectal, lung, and breast cancers.

Qiagen's "Day-One" lab readiness program is designed to expedite patient access to its CDx tests following regulatory approval of the tests and associated drugs.

Researchers found that patients who carry risk alleles at one of two SNPs located in cancer-linked genes are at higher risk for tumor-associated death.

The firm said that the technology contains an enclosed, sterile sorting chip that enables users to type cells according to biomarkers and sort them into separate outputs.

Canaccord said Meridian Bioscience's preannounced second quarter top-line miss and expected ongoing weakness in its MDx business were among the reasons for the downgrade.

The companies will combine their respective technologies to create a biomarker and companion diagnostic development service for pharmaceutical customers.

A study of 10 commercial labs offering NIPT in the US found that none followed all recommendations for reporting results and informing patients and providers.

Startup AiLife Diagnostics is contributing its NGS analysis, interpretation, and reporting pipelines to BGI's $600 DNBseq WGS assay.

Researchers retraced transmission events and resistance contributors with whole-genome sequences for 100 carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from a Beijing hospital.

The San Francisco-based startup, which closed a $5 million Series A round in 2017, aims to develop nutritionally enhanced food and feed crops.

The variant especially increases stroke risk among childhood cancer survivors who received an intermediate dose of radiation.

The company recorded its first product sales in 2018 as it received CE-IVD marking of diagnostic tests for Zika and other infectious diseases.

The company said it has faced competitive pressures in its diagnostics business, partially offset by organizational streamlining efforts it initiated last year.

Under the agreement, the companies will create a workflow integrating NanoString's GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiling instrument with Leica's Bond RX autostainer.

At the AACR meeting, Elaine Mardis detailed efforts at Nationwide Children's Hospital to sequence patients' DNA and RNA to help inform therapeutic decisions.

The study supports the use of Envisia to help with the diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, particularly in patients without a clear radiological result.

Addenbrooke' Hospital will manage and facilitate the fulfillment orders of the firm's PredictSure IBD orders, as well as receive and process all samples.

LifeMap says that the newly announced partnership will improve literature searches for users of its GeneCards knowledge base and TGex clinical genomics platform.

After generating compelling data from internal validation studies, the company expects to launch its flagship lung cancer test in the second half of the year.

Circuit Clinical will collect, store, and process blood, tissue, and bodily fluids through the UB biorepository for genomic sequencing and microbiome studies.

Results from the phase 3 ADMIRAL trial were announced during the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting.

Natera and Veracyte both received positive news regarding local coverage determinations from Medicare contractors, while the catalysts for Fluidigm's rise were unclear.

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Australia will not be regulating gene editing of plants, animals, and human cell lines as long as no new genetic material is incorporated, reports Nature News.

The Washington Post reports that the US Department of Agriculture told its researchers to label peer-reviewed articles as "preliminary" work.

Researchers have sequenced the genomes of both the coast redwood and the giant sequoia, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

In PNAS this week: study of epigenetic patterns in mammalian eggs, clonal expansion patterns in CD8+ T cells, and more.