research alliance Sensyne Health, Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine Sign Data Deal for Research CCPM will provide the UK startup access to deidentified genomic and phenotypic data on 7.3 million patients and share in revenues resulting from the research. Oxford, Oracle Partner to Improve Identification of SARS-CoV-2 Variants The partnership combines an existing Oxford pathogen pipeline with the Oracle Cloud to accelerate analysis and research and enhance collaboration worldwide. Heligenics, Jackson Lab Partner to Study Breast Cancer Gene Variants Heligenics will apply its GigaAssay, a massively parallelized platform for assaying molecular functions of single cells in culture, to ERBB2 variants. Valted Seq Lands Exclusive Rights to Evaluate Johns Hopkins Neurodegenerative Disease Dx Assays The biomarker assays could one day be used as companion diagnostics for new treatments of Parkinson's and related diseases. DermTech Partners With Stanford School of Medicine to Study Chronic Skin Disorder The partners will use DermTech's genomics technologies to identify biomarkers of hidradenitis suppurativa, a chronic and painful skin condition. Apr 27, 2021 BostonGene, Medical College of Wisconsin Partner on Pancreatic Cancer Biomarker Research Apr 15, 2021 OncoDNA, Institut Curie Partner on Liquid Biopsy Research in Head and Neck Cancer Mar 22, 2021 Evotec, Takeda Pharmaceuticals Partner on RNA-Targeting Drug Development Mar 18, 2021 Genialis Teams With Slovenian Bioinformatics Group to Develop Precision Medicine Tools Mar 9, 2021 MD Anderson, Orionis Biosciences Ink Partnership to Advance, Repurpose Small-Molecule Cancer Drugs Mar 4, 2021 Datavant, Cerebral Palsy Research Network Seek Genetic Clues to CP Mar 3, 2021 Tempus, Texas Oncology Subsidiary Form Data-Focused Precision Oncology Partnership Mar 2, 2021 Strata Oncology, Pfizer Partner to Explore New Biomarker Indications for FDA-Approved Drugs Feb 18, 2021 Metabolon Strikes Biomarker Discovery Partnership With Cleveland Clinic Feb 16, 2021 LifeArc Providing £5M for COVID-19 Study on Genomics of Severe Disease Feb 4, 2021 Sano Genetics, Patients Know Best, BenevolentAI, C4X Discovery Form Ulcerative Colitis Alliance Jan 22, 2021 Microba, University of Queensland Partner to Study Gut Microbiome in Parkinson's Disease Dec 17, 2020 Rheos Medicines, PatientsLikeMe Partner on Immune-Mediated Disease Research Dec 8, 2020 Centogene, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Partner on Biomarker Study of Transthyretin Amyloidosis Nov 30, 2020 AquaVitas Partners With HHS, CDC on Wastewater Coronavirus Study Nov 18, 2020 Ardigen, BioCollective Partner to Discover Metagenomic Biomarkers of Parkinson's Disease Nov 16, 2020 UCLA Health, Regeneron Collaborate on Whole-Exome Sequencing Nov 12, 2020 DNA Data Storage Alliance to Work on Interoperability, Industry Roadmap Nov 10, 2020 BostonGene, Thomas Jefferson University Partner on Head, Neck Cancer Research Oct 30, 2020 Pan-European Initiative to Build Infrastructure, Tools for Sharing Genomic Health Data Premium Load More Breaking News Sequencing Study Uncovers MERS-Related Coronavirus in Swiss Bats Angstrom Bio Raises $3M in Private Financing Eagle Biosciences, Genetic Analysis Ink Distribution Agreement for Gut Microbiota Test Centogene Q1 Revenues Grow More Than Fivefold Driven by COVID-19 Testing Epizyme Partnering With Quest Diagnostics for Lymphoma Mutation Testing Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel The Scan CDC Calls Delta "Variant of Concern" CNN reports the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now considers the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 to be a "variant of concern." From FDA to Venture Capital Former FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn is taking a position at a venture capital firm, leading some ethicists to raise eyebrows, according to the Washington Post. Consent Questions Nature News writes that there are questions whether informed consent was obtained for some submissions to a database of Y-chromosome profiles. Cell Studies on Multimodal Single-Cell Analysis, Coronaviruses in Bats, Urban Microbiomes In Cell this week: approach to analyze multimodal single-cell genomic data, analysis of bat coronaviruses, and more.