NorthShore University HealthSystem is among the first of many interested in implementing genetic testing and tracking the population health impact, according to Color.
After a successful pilot that recruited 1,000 patients, NorthShore will now engage 10,000 people to receive Color's genomic testing in their primary care.
The partners will work to find novel proteins, including DNA endonucleases, to develop new gene editing therapies for cystic fibrosis and other diseases.
Veracyte plans to launch a new version of its Percepta test and present data for a nasal swab lung cancer diagnostic this year.
Startups Elucidata and Auron Therapeutics signed a four-year deal to apply multi-omic data analytics for differentiation-based cancer therapies.
The partners will leverage Singapore’s clinical network to collect a variety of 'omics data from consenting individuals and store the data for local researchers to investigate.
The researchers will not only explore tissue and circulating biomarkers but also the role of the microbiome in predicting benefit from immune checkpoint inhibitors.
The partners will identify patients with gastrointestinal or endometrial cancers who may benefit from immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy using Biotype's technology.
The companies will use Somalogic's SomaScan proteomic platform to measure levels of as many as 5,000 proteins in up to 40,000 of DeCode's patient samples.
Germany's Project DEAL has come to an agreement with the publisher Wiley over journal access and open-access publishing, ScienceInsider reports.
Researchers uncover additional loci associated with lifespan, which the Telegraph says could be folded into a genetic test.
A Canadian panel recommends public coverage of the gene therapy Kymriah if its cost comes down, the Globe and Mail reports.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: new accurate quantification by sequencing approach, CNV breakpoints in Plasmodium falciparum, and more.