The company is seeking NY State approval for its lab, which would allow it to offer both tests as LDTs, hopefully by the end of this year or early next.
The planned product would combine RNA assays for NanoString's GeoMx digital spatial profiling instrument with Bio-Techne's RNAscope imaging reagents.
The signature is enriched for genes involved in immune-related processes, such as T cell co-stimulation and antigen presentation, and suggests personalized treatments.
The number of US states legalizing cannabis for medical and recreational use is growing, expanding the market for pathogen detection solutions.
An epigenome-wide association study in women with opioid dependence led to hypomethylated sites in three genes involved in various cellular processes.
A number of the variants uncovered by an international research team appear to "tune" which hematopoietic cell lineage is produced.
Together with gene expression results from affected tissue, the findings suggest that drugs such as JAK inhibitors may be effective for the treatment of FFA.
A genome-wide association study involving more than 12,300 carpal tunnel syndrome patients and controls from the UK Biobank led to 16 genetic loci.
University of Bristol researchers unearthed variants that implicate the immune system in the risk of developing mouth ulcers.
The findings implicated immune response, lipid metabolism, tau binding proteins, and amyloid precursor protein metabolism pathways in disease risk.
Genome- and exome-wide association analysis on inflammatory bowel disease patients with or without thiopurine-induced myelosuppression revealed new and known risk genes.
The two genome-wide association studies of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease uncovered numerous novel risk variants, including ones in genes involved in ciliogenesis and lung development.
Using data for more than a million individuals with or without insomnia, two independent research teams tracked down associated risk loci and explored their functional effects.
Researchers used a genome-wide association study to identify seven loci associated with ASD and other conditions, along with five loci linked to ASD alone.
These loci include a known asthma locus at 17q12-q21, but also loci at 8p23 and 8q24 that could be specific to asthma risk among individuals of African ancestry.
Investigators calculated that the new assay, which includes 67 SNPs, could offer a 50 percent improvement over previous methods if used in newborn screening.
The revelation that Family Tree DNA has been working with law enforcement has some worried about a negative impact on the industry.
The findings underscored links between depression and other conditions and suggested a number of potential new targets for treatment with existing drugs.
Several of the novel variants the researchers identified are more common among individuals of Japanese ancestry than of European background.
Polygenic risk scores for depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia are associated with depression in a general population cohort.
Relocating USDA agencies outside of Washington, DC, may make them less effective, critics of the move tell NPR.
In PLOS this week: genes that help Borrelia burgdorferi survive in ticks, CiliaCarta collection of about 1,000 suspected cilia genes, and more.
Researchers tie a variant in ADAMTS3 to breathing difficulties in dissimilar dog breeds, according to Discover's D-brief blog.
The Japan Times reports that researchers sequenced the genome of a woman who lived during the Jomon period.