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The diagnostics firm is conducting a 1,000-person study to find T cell profiles associated with the immune response to COVID-19 and recovery from the disease.

Assays like SwabSeq, Dx-Seq, and LAMP-Seq promise to analyze tens to hundreds of thousands of samples in parallel but might be constrained by sample availability.

The Boston-based firm is developing a bacterial diagnostic platform to detect antibiotic resistance and help guide antibiotic treatment in hospitals. 

The company is creating a high-throughput NGS test for healthcare workers and the underserved, and to support viral surveillance programs for large employers.

The company saw orders for its Cologuard colorectal cancer test fall 63 percent during the first 20 days of April because of a decline in standard healthcare visits.

The tool, which has been validated in two independent patient cohorts, uses artificial intelligence to predict patients likely to benefit from upfront FOLFOX.

The informatics firm is working on an RUO COVID-19 susceptibility risk score to inform researchers and policymakers itching to restart the US economy.

Replacing nasopharyngeal swabs with saliva samples or nasal swabs could increase throughput and convenience, as well as relieve reagent and equipment shortages.

At the AACR annual meeting, researchers shared detection rate data for multi-cancer screening tests from Grail and Thrive Earlier Detection.

The platform can detect a single virus in more than 1,000 samples at a time or more than 160 viruses, including SARS-CoV-2, in a small number of samples.

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The editorial board of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says other lawmakers should take Florida's approach and provide additional protections against genetic discrimination.

The Hill reports 17 states and the District of Columbia are suing over a new policy that would strip international students of their visas if they only attend classes online.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employees call on the agency to label racism a public health crisis and examine its own policies, NPR reports.

In PNAS this week: genetic evidence for Inca resettlement, analysis of spermatogonial stem cell transcriptomes, and more.