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While some groups have communicated their concerns directly to the agency, stakeholders have also formed a new coalition to publicly take issue with FDA's actions.
The test, TruGraf, assesses differentially expressed genes in blood to rule out subclinical kidney transplant rejection in patients with stable renal function.
The decision, which enables Medicare reimbursement, is effective for tests administered on or after Dec. 1.
Last week's SynBioBeta conference was indicative of the high degree of interest in the synthetic bio space from omics research tool vendors.
23andMe has a holiday popup shop at a mall and could open additional stores, Bloomberg reports.
By studying koalas and a retrovirus that infects them, researchers may have uncovered a new sort of 'immune response' that occurs at the genomic level, Agence France Presse reports.
NPR reports that the first person in the US given a gene editing-based therapy for a genetic disorder is heading home.
In Science this week: ancient genomes reveal social inequality within individual households, new method for quantifying genetic variation in gene dosage, and more.