The survey results point to the need for greater education among patients so they can better advocate for themselves.
Respondents to GenomeWeb's salary survey reported variations in their salaries that varied by sector.
The survey, conducted by SeraCare Life Sciences and GenomeWeb, asked more than 150 individuals working on clinical NGS about their quality control practices.
Although people have greater access to personalized drugs and tests than ever before, a survey by GenomeWeb and the PMC shows public awareness isn't improving.
More than a third of NGS users plan to purchase a new sequencing system within a year, according to the survey, conducted by GenomeWeb and investment bank William Blair.
According to survey results presented at ASHG, most genetics experts support somatic and germline gene editing, though few favor trait enhancement.
There are signs that doctors may be moving away from experimental precision therapy options in favor of immunotherapy and the chance at longer survival.
In a survey of 132 oncologists, Medscape tracked how they are using next-generation sequencing and what they think of its clinical utility.
There is significant interest in technologies that provide long-range genomic information, but only among a subset of users.
Only 5 percent of respondents said they got tested through a consumer genomics firm, but the future market could be worth as much as $7 billion, analysts at UBS estimated.
Researchers trace DNA on a clay pipe found at a former slave site to a population that lives in what is now Sierra Leone, the Washington Post reports.
Two researchers report on their genetic analysis of samples from a shawl thought to belong to a victim of Jack the Ripper, ScienceInsider reports.
Japan is to release rules governing some gene-edited food, according to NHK World.
In PLOS this week: computational strategy for improving gene set analysis testing, miRNAs linked to sleep apnea, and more.