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Under the LCD, pharmacogenomic tests are covered when medications are being considered for use that are known to have a clinically actionable gene-drug interaction.

The bioinformatics vendor is customizing a multiomics health data platform to help pancreatic cancer researchers pursue new therapeutic targets.

Genetron's S5 sequencer is based on Thermo Fisher's Ion GeneStudio S5 instrument and is cleared for clinical use by China's NMPA.

Polygenic risk scores have the potential to impact cancer screening, autoimmune disease testing, and therapeutics development, but more diverse data is needed.

CareDx, which focuses on transplant medicine, said it intends to use the proceeds from the offering for working capital and general corporate purposes.

Personalis said that it plans to form a wholly owned subsidiary in Shanghai, including a laboratory for local customers to use its ImmunoID NeXT platform.

A method called microbiome-derived metabolism screening highlighted drug alterations after exposure to personalized gut microbe collections.

The firms are targeting a compatible offering for single-cell gene expression screens following CRISPR-based editing, with applications in drug discovery.

Akadeum's microbubble technology and NanoCellect's Wolf cell-sorting platform will be integrated for high-quality single-cell sequencing of rare cell types. 

The firm said it intends to use the credit facility to support its US and European commercial paper programs and for general corporate purposes.

The researchers presented their findings during the European Society of Human Genetics meeting, which was webcast this week.

The framework is meant to guide healthcare providers in facilitating prostate cancer genetic testing in a timely and responsible way, the researchers said.

The firm said that the proceeds will be used to complete the development of the Cue Health Monitoring System and Cue Test Cartridges.

In December the firm won $4 million from CARB-X to support the platform's first test identifying the most common bloodstream infections associated with sepsis.

The test detects SARS-CoV-2 from nasopharyngeal swab specimens and runs on standard qPCR instruments, including Thermo Fisher's Applied Biosystems 7500 Fast machine.

To enable the use of saliva in addition to other types of samples, Sysmex requested a change to a marketing approval it obtained in March.

The Illumina COVIDSeq Test is a high-throughput, in vitro diagnostic that provides results in 24 hours. The test is for use with the NovaSeq 6000 Sequencing system.

The test is the second from Euroimmun to receive EUA from the agency. Its antibody test received the designation last Month.

The GWAS of more than 200,000 Japanese individuals across 42 diseases identified 25 novel loci shared between Japanese and European populations.

The Phase 2 grant is for work the company is doing to analyze the proteomic responses of immune cells in patients with Alzheimer's and related conditions.

Researchers analyzed evolutionarily constrained non-coding mutations in genome sequences from dozens of glioblastoma patients, identifying regulation-related changes.

The company is developing a mass spec-based instrument for the detection and identification of airborne opioids, microbes, and toxins in real-time. 

NeoGenomics will offer the Thyroid Profile and the NGS Thyroid Profile plus RET FISH test as part of the program, which is sponsored by Lilly.

Despite higher revenues, the bioinformatics company's net loss grew by 38 percent during the quarter due to rising expenses.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals is among the new investors, as the bioinformatics company continues to scale up its multiomics platform to meet growing demand.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.