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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics is recommending that labs conducting exome and genome sequencing for clinical use should notify physicians about their patients' status for a number of conditions, genes, and variants that are found during the seque

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The past decade has seen a dramatic rise in the number and diversity of biobanks in the US, from academic institutions to research institutes and hospitals, and any efforts at creating regulations or governing rules for them will require more than a 'one-size-fits-all'

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The American College of Medical Genetics last night released a policy statement and guidelines for the use of genomic sequencing for diagnostic genetic screening applications.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Qiagen and Roche today welcomed new guidelines recommending the use of molecular testing for human papillomavirus screening in conjunction with Pap smears.

The Heart Rhythm Society and the European Heart Rhythm Association have some recommendations for use of genetic tests for inherited cardiovascular conditions.

The National Institute on Aging /Alzheimer's Association Guidelines for Alzheimer's Disease sees biomarker use in the clinic as a future prospect.

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The American Prospect writes that the pilot program to test the DNA of migrants could lead to more family separations.

An international commission is to develop a report on how researchers, clinicians, and regulators should evaluate the clinical applications of human germline genome editing.

The US Department of Agriculture presents a new blueprint for animal genomic research.

In Genome Research this week: repetitive element deletion linked to altered methylation and more in form of muscular dystrophy; human contamination in draft bacterial and archaeal genomes; and more.