Genetic Testing Registry

Opko subsidiary Bio-Reference Laboratories is retiring GeneTests.org next month given the availability of the NIH-backed Genetic Testing Registry.

The Clinical Genome Resource has launched GenomeConnect, an online portal for patients to voluntarily contribute their de-identified genotypic and phenotypic information to publicly available genomic databases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Cancer Genetics this week said it had submitted information about three genomic and prognostic tests to the NIH's Genetic Testing Registry.

With this week's relaunch of the GeneTests website, formerly operated by the National Institutes of Health, Bio-Reference Laboratories chose to maintain very basic information about genetic tests, instead of asking for data t

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The American Medical Association said today that it plans to add its Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes for molecular pathology tests to the National Institutes of Health's database of genetic tests under an agreement with the National Library of Medicine.

This article has been updated to clarify information about NIH's Genetic Testing Registry.

The National Institutes of Health this week launched a beta version of the Genetic Testing Registry — a voluntary repository of information about genetic tests that has been under development since mid-2010.

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In an against-all-odds twist, a researcher studying exceeding rare FOXG1 mutations discovers her daughter has the syndrome.

An effort by Genomics Medicine Ireland is creating a database of diseases based on the genomics of people in Ireland. It now is looking into the possibility of including Scotland in its work.

In recent weeks, the direct-to-consumer genetics firm has rolled out a health hub where customers can share information concerning 18 common health conditions.

In PLOS this week, new genes associated with prostate cancer risk, genetic patterns in M. bovis, and more.