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The test leverages loop mediated isothermal amplification technology and enables the rapid detection of Neisseria meningitidis directly from cerebrospinal fluid samples.

UgenTec and R-Biopharm's collaboration will cover the software's development, regulatory approval, and launch.

Enpicom will initially offer separate solutions on its ImmunoGenomiX platform for research and clinical applications in oncology but seeks to expand into other disease areas.

The test, miRpredX 31-3p, is a positive theranostic test that quantifies the expression of miR-31-3p in FFPE using RT-qPCR technology. 

A new company, Wamberg Genomic Advisors, launched last week, hoping to provide a conduit to genomic testing through the insurance and employee benefit marketplaces.

The company believes its product, called Constellation, will differentiate itself from current commercial offerings in terms of throughput and multiplexing capability.

The latest offering puts the genetic testing company on the path toward becoming what it calls a preventive health service company.

With the rollout of Insitome's first app, consumers have the chance to explore their heritage in a new context that could reshape the ancestry testing market.

The Bay Area startup has designed a menu of apps related to sleep, caffeine metabolism, and other indications.

The company, Gencove, was founded by the developers of a consumer-focused, smartphone-accessible genetic testing program launched in beta as Seeq.

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The Hastings Center's Erik Parens argues in a Scientific American opinion piece that the current pandemic underscores the need to reconsider the hope placed in genomic medicine. 

The Los Angeles Times writes that Operation Warp Speed has an ambitious timeline for developing a COVID-19 vaccine.

The Sydney Morning Herald reports that Australia is launching its trial of preconception carrier testing Tuesday.

In PNAS this week: autosomal genes commonly affected by loss-of-function variants, variants implicated in testis development disorders, and more.