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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The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.