commercialization agreement Partnership Aims to Sequence African Genomes in Fight for Health Equity Premium Startups HelaPlex and IndyGeneUS are creating a secure genomic database to create more diversity in drug development as they fight to compensate the Lacks family. Prenetics Gets CE-IVD Mark for Handheld, Reusable SARS-CoV-2 Test System The point-of-care system is designed to detect SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid in nasal swab specimens placed in single-use test capsules. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Seegene Partner for Infectious Disease MDx Development The firms will develop and commercialize multiplex RT-PCR assays to detect infectious diseases for the US market. GeninCode to Launch Cardiovascular Disease Risk Tests in US With Eversana GeninCode offers a range of tests that combine genetic and clinical data to assess individuals for cardiovascular disease risk including Cardio inCode for heart attack. MyHealthChecked to Offer At-Home Coronavirus Test Kit Through UK Pharmacy Chain Boots MyHealthChecked's kit uses Yourgene Health's Clarigene SARS-CoV-2 PCR test and EKF Diagnostics' PrimeStore MTM sample collection device. Mar 4, 2021 Genetic Technologies Inks US Commercialization Deal for COVID-19 Risk Test With Infinity Biologix Feb 22, 2021 Theralink Partners With George Mason, Rutgers Cancer Institute on Breast Cancer Test Jan 11, 2021 Seer Inks Commercial Agreements with Bruker, Thermo Fisher Scientific Jan 7, 2021 CareDx, IDbyDNA Partner to Develop Infectious Disease Dx for Transplant Patients Dec 1, 2020 Stilla Technologies Partners With ID-Solutions for Oncology MDx Oct 29, 2020 Mammoth Bio Signs Commercialization Deal for SARS CoV-2 Test With MilliporeSigma, Hamilton Company Oct 14, 2020 ERS Genomics, FASMAC Sign Deal to Commercialize CRISPR-Cas9 Research Reagents in Japan Sep 29, 2020 Swift Biosciences, BillionToOne Partner to Commercialize COVID-19 Test Sep 15, 2020 ERS Genomics, Applied StemCell Ink Commercialization Agreement for CRISPR Services, Reagents Aug 10, 2020 HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Qiagen Ink CDx Commercialization, Distribution Agreement Jul 13, 2020 OpGen to Distribute Menarini Silicon Cellsearch Platform in North America for COVID-19 Applications Jul 7, 2020 Cancer Research UK, Abcam Partner to Develop Custom Antibodies for Cancer Research Jul 1, 2020 Sherlock Biosciences, Binx Health Partner to Develop CRISPR-Based POC COVID-19 Test Premium Jun 23, 2020 Codexis, Molecular Assemblies Ink Enzyme Engineering Collaboration Agreement Jun 11, 2020 Thermo Fisher Scientific, Genetron Health Partner on NGS-Based Cancer Dx in China May 14, 2020 CareDx, Veracyte to Commercialize Organ Transplant Rejection Tests on nCounter Platform May 5, 2020 CareDx, Weill Cornell Codeveloping Kidney Transplant Rejection Test Mar 26, 2020 Biocartis, Immunexpress Ink Co-Commercialization Agreement for Sepsis Test Feb 21, 2020 Horizon Aims to Build Unique Portfolio of Gene Editing Tools While Avoiding IP Woes Premium Nov 5, 2019 Eurobio Scientific to Commercialize CirrusDx Molecular Biology Instrument in France, North Africa Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Veracyte, Danaher, Chembio Diagnostics, and More Decode Genetics Plasma Proteome Study Improves Understanding of Disease Pathogenesis Euformatics Gains CE-IVD Mark for OmnomicsNGS People in the News: New Appointments at SomaLogic, 23andMe, Pacific Biosciences, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: GenDx, Eurofins Technologies, Codex DNA, More Variant Identified in Amish Population Appears to Protect From Cardiovascular Disease The Scan Steps for Quick Review The US Food and Drug Administration is preparing for the quick review of drugs and vaccines for the Omicron variant, according to the Wall Street Journal. Moving Away From Using Term 'Race' A new analysis finds that geneticists are using the term "race" in their papers less than in years past, as Science reports. Point of the Program The Guardian writes that some scientists have called the design of a UK newborn sequencing program into question. Science Papers Present Multi-Omic Analysis of Lung Cells, Regulation of Cardiomyocyte Proliferation In Science this week: a multi-omic analysis of lung cells focuses on RIT1-regulated pathways, and more.