The Center for Genomic Interpretation and NSGC want payors to cover confirmatory testing for patients with positive results from 23andMe's FDA-cleared test.
Consent — and the right to withdraw it — underlies the EU's newly effective General Data Protection Regulation for researchers in Europe and beyond.
The $375 million deal marks the integration of Myriad, a leader in the hereditary cancer genetic screening market, with Counsyl, a leader in reproductive genetic screening.
The Virginia-based firm's genetic genealogy service for forensics played a central role in a recent arrest in a 30-year-old double homicide case.
At the ACMG meeting, a Johns Hopkins researcher described how she used the social media platform to contact and survey more than 150 patients with two rare diseases.
The lawsuits allege the company made false and/or misleading statement and/or failed to disclose information that was pertinent to investors.
A private payor survey by ClearView Healthcare Partners found that medical directors viewed CMS's decision with caution; half had no plans to align commercial plan coverage.
There has been a proliferation of firms aiming to apply blockchain technology to genomics. While challenges remain, it may just provide the security needed for data sharing.
A draft bill released by the US House of Representatives appropriations committee would increase the 2019 National Institutes of Health budget by 3 percent.
Bloomberg looks into privacy issues raised by law enforcement's use of genetic genealogy sites.
NBC News reports on the Earth BioGenome Project, which aims to sequence all eukaryotic life on Earth.
In Science this week: environmental DNA can help in studies of marine animals, and more.