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The Fondazione Luigi Maria Monti - Istituto Dermopatico dell' Immacolata research hospital in Rome will perform SelectMDx testing locally.

Newly launched aggregator Seqster will help Boston University researchers collect data from EHRs, wearables, and gene tests to identify concussion biomarkers.

Detection of pathogenic or likely pathogenic variants implicated in cardiomyopathy declines in individuals with self-reported ancestry from under-studied populations.

Two new analyses have identified driver genes, altered pathways, mutational signatures, and other molecular features across two dozen cancer subtypes.

PGDx has the exclusive rights to develop both tissue- and blood-based diagnostics using MSK’s TMB-related intellectual property.

The firm said it will use the funding to expand its research capabilities, including the continued development of the MADzyme family of CRISPR enzymes.

Genoptix's $9 million bid for Rosetta comes just days after the companies' first merger agreement failed to secure shareholder approval.

Genomic informatics startups Gene42 and SeqOne announced a technology partnership that seeks to improve the yield and speed of rare disease diagnosis.

The genomic testing firm beat the consensus top line estimates by reporting Q4 2017 revenues of $19.6 million and full-year 2017 revenues of $72.0 million.

The firm saw an increase in sales for both the life science and clinical diagnostics segments.

On a conference call following the release of the earnings, the firm's CEO guided for lower 2018 ePlex placements than had been expected by analysts.

The loan can be funded at Invitae's option during the second quarter of 2018 and will provide flexibility as the firm grows its genome network.

The company said PerkinElmer will pay A$.28 per share for its 89.9 million outstanding shares, a 100 percent premium to RHS's Feb. 23 closing price on the ASX.

Sequence data for ancient and modern individuals in Remote Oceania and beyond suggests early populations were replaced without corresponding language changes.

Lawson, the research institute of the London Health Sciences Centre, will help assess the cost-effectiveness of the center's precision medicine program.

Through a genome-wide association study, meta-analysis, and systems analysis, researchers saw enhanced common variant distribution in mutation-intolerant genes.

The new funding will be used to develop a sample preparation module to concentrate bacteria and increase test sensitivity.

The firm will use the funds to develop microbiome-based products that will improve crop yield and reduce spoilage after harvest.

The suit alleges that Precipio is required to pay more than $2 million in debt owed by Transgenomic, which it acquired last year.

Streck claims that the blood collection tubes in the Roche Ariosa Harmony kit that Cenata uses infringe its patent.

The team found that constrained regions of the noncoding genome are up to 52-fold enriched for known pathogenic variants as compared to unconstrained regions. 

The team discovered a history of multiple major interspecies admixture events in elephant evolution, altering past beliefs of separate genealogical trees.  

Cordlife Group, a Singapore-based consumer healthcare company, has partnered with US company PlumCare to offer genetic testing services in Asia.

The project allows prostate cancer patients to provide their de-identified clinical and genomic data to the research community.

Last week, GenomeWeb's readers were most interested in the National Comprehensive Cancer Network's updated prostate cancer guidelines.


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.