consumer genomics 23andMe Gains FDA Clearance for Direct-to-Consumer Prostate Cancer Genetic Risk Test The firm is now authorized to sell a genetic health report on the HOXB13 marker that indicates risk for hereditary prostate cancer, its third DTC cancer risk report with 510(k) clearance. International Team Debuts New Platform for DIY Genetic Analysis and Interpretation Premium Called Personal Access to Genome and Analysis of Natural Traits, or PAGEANT, the platform enables users to analyze and interpret their genomic data at no cost. SelfDecode Moves Into B2B Services as it Seeks to Diversify, Increase its Reach Premium With $8 million in new funding, the startup is expanding beyond its DTC roots by offering "legit science" to support its personalized health recommendations. 23andMe Fiscal Q2 Revenues Increase 7 Percent The consumer genetic testing company logged $55.2 million in revenues primarily due to higher sales of its Personal Genome Service kit and subscriptions. 23andMe Gains Foothold in Primary Care, Disease Prevention With Lemonaid Health Acquisition Premium The consumer genetic testing giant sees the $400 million deal as a catalyst for personalized healthcare. Sep 21, 2021 Phosphorus Wins Conditional New York State Approval for GeneCompass Consumer Test Sep 8, 2021 Recuro Health Acquires 'Health Intelligence' Firm MyLifeIQ Apr 22, 2021 Seqster Closes $12M Series A Funding Round Mar 1, 2021 Seqster, Medable Team on Data Integration for Clinical Trials Feb 26, 2021 GenomSys Banks on MPEG-G Standard to Make Genome Analysis Mobile Premium Jan 21, 2021 Ancestry Shutters Health Offering, Raising Questions About Future of Consumer Genomics Premium Jan 15, 2021 Ancestry to Discontinue NGS-Based AncestryHealth Service Dec 10, 2020 Following Acquisition, UK Firm MyHealthChecked Launches SARS-CoV-2 Consumer Testing Service Premium Nov 23, 2020 Prototype GenoShare Tool Aims to Help Patients Understand Risks of Genomic Data Sharing Premium Oct 26, 2020 GoodCell Raises $17.9M for Analytics Technology, Personal Biobanking Sep 21, 2020 Nebula Genomics, Oasis Labs Partner to Offer Secure Personal Genomic Data Sep 10, 2020 Researchers Encourage Forensics Labs to Adopt New Genomic Technologies for Relationship Testing Premium Aug 18, 2020 23andMe Garners FDA Clearance for CYP2C19 PGx Test Report Aug 5, 2020 Blackstone to Acquire Ancestry for $4.7B Aug 3, 2020 Ancestry Rolls Out Sequencing-Based Health Offering Focused on Common Conditions Premium Apr 24, 2020 Ancestry to Make Consumer Genomics Database Available for COVID-19 Research Project Mar 6, 2020 As Consumer Genomics Market Cools, Providers Ponder Better Ways to Reach Customers Premium Mar 2, 2020 ADx Healthcare to Launch Alzheimer's Polygenic Risk Test Through Japanese Clinic Feb 6, 2020 Ancestry Lays off 6 Percent of Employees due to Consumer Slump Jan 28, 2020 Precision Health Company ixLayer Introduces Platform to Streamline Genetic Test Delivery Premium Load More Breaking News New Approach Identifies Candidate Causal Variants for Neuropsychiatric, Neurodevelopmental Conditions People in the News: Baylor's Thomas Caskey Dies; New Appointments at UK Biobank, CS Genetics, More In Brief This Week: Pathogenomix, Uniogen, Genetic Technologies, DnaNudge, Gravity Diagnostics, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Biodesix, Curio Genomics, Akoya Biosciences, More NIH Earmarks $170M for All of Us Program's Personalized Nutrition Study Taiwanese Firm's IP Asserted in Suit Against Pacific Biosciences Found Partially Unpatentable The Scan Omicron's Sewage Path The New York Times writes that testing sewage is helping public health officials track Omicron. IBM Sells Part of Watson Health The Wall Street Journal reports IBM is selling part of its Watson Health business to an investment firm. Identifying the Right Whales The Boston Globe writes that genetic testing has helped identify North American right whales and find that weaning can take place earlier than thought. Science Papers on Approach to Quickly Sort Single Cells, Alternative Splicing in Cancer In Science this week: high-speed sorting of single cells using fluorescence imaging, and more.