MolDx Program

Piper Jaffray analyst William Quirk said the pricing, which was much higher than expected, will help push CareDx toward profitability.

The Medicare contractor proposed coverage for several cancer assays, but would not cover molecular respiratory virus assays or a test for inflammatory bowel disease.

Tute has partnered with LIMS provider UniConnect to build infrastructure to support gene panels for mitochondrial, metabolic, and other genetic diseases.

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

Chinese state news agency Xinhua reports that a preliminary investigation has found He Jiankui performed his gene-editing work illegally.

John Mendelsohn, a former president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has died, the New York Times reports.

Identical twins receive different estimates of ancestry from the same direct-to-consumer genetic testing firms, CBC reports.

In PNAS this week: chromosomal features of maize, adaptations in the vinous-throated parrotbill, and more.