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Hallmarks of the genetic disease, which can result in life-threatening cardiac complications, include progressive weakness and loss of heart muscle.

Qiagen will have an undisclosed number of layoffs as a result of the halted GeneReader development, though it plans to create new jobs elsewhere.

Chipscreen is developing a small molecule inhibitor of key serine-threonine kinases involved in tumor angiogenesis, cell mitosis, and microenvironment inflammation.

The FDA-cleared panel includes tests for salmonella, Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli, Shigella, Campylobacter, and Cryptosporidium.

Qiagen will develop IVDs for use on Illumina's clinical sequencers and reported preliminary Q3 revenue growth of 3 percent at a constant exchange rate.

The firm received a notice from Nasdaq on Oct. 4 saying its stock had not met the minimum $1-per-share closing price requirement for 30 consecutive business days.

The company was originally founded as a spinoff from Korean genomic services provider Macrogen to offer direct-to-consumer genomic rare disease screening tests.

The Irvine, California-based firm said its "Revolution" system offer recovery rates of 70 to 90 percent across a wide range of liquid sample volumes.

The firm hopes to return fewer VUS in its test reports and to accelerate the resolution of uncertain results issued to patients in that past.

A bi-weekly listing of recent local coverage determinations from Medicare Administrative Contractors.

Under the agreement, Prometheus will receive an upfront payment of an undisclosed amount and could receive up to $420 million in milestone payments.

Data from more than 11,800 women with breast cancer suggested unselected BRCA1, BRCA2, and PALB2 testing is cost-effective for UK and US payors and societies.

The company announced this week the expansion of a genetic testing program for US patients with inherited retinal disease that it has run with partners since 2017.

The Boston-based company is working to make its extracellular vesicle detection technology more widely available for research and biomarker discovery.

The researchers said the test performed well in distinguishing patients with or without complications and proved itself better than frequently used clinical variables.

The St. Louis-based firm will use the funds to develop its colorectal cancer screening test, which measures eukaryotic RNA isolated from epithelial cells in stool.

The incubator, housed on the campus of the Karolinska Institute, draws upon the experience of its partners in genomics, diagnostics, business development, and corporate law.

The in vitro diagnostic test can deliver molecular results from whole blood samples in less than three hours, the company said. 

The company had previously declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which would have enabled it to reorganize to stay afloat and pay its creditors over time.

The FDA clearance follows earlier US marketing approval for the firm's C. Difficile assay.

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In PLOS this week: preconception carrier screening program results, comparative genomics-based analysis of Elizabethkingia meningoseptica, and more.

Canadian regulators are beginning to share information from new drug studies, Undark reports.

In a column at the Dallas Morning News, the Stanley Medical Research Institute's E. Fuller Torrey says the Human Genome Project hasn't delivered on promised results.

Researchers explore a possible genetic cause for some cases of sudden infant death syndrome, KOMO News reports.