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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.

Researchers from the TRACERx consortium analyzed blood and tumor samples to tease out features of lung cancers that are more likely to recur.

Researchers identified variants in the germline that appear to influence DNA methylation levels in prostate cancer tumors or in precancerous tissues.

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

While Canopy has traditionally focused on genomic technologies, the April acquisition gives it a foothold in the single-cell protein imaging space.

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 company operates three subsidiaries including Helomics, which provides tumor-analysis services for treatment personalization and new drug development.

During the Black Death, Yersinia pestis isolates had low genetic diversity, but they diversified in multiple clades as the pandemic raged on.

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

The Seattle-based firm will use the funding to improve AI integration and further develop its Paris 3D tumor organoid diagnostic and drug discovery platform.

Lantern will use its AI platforms and NCI's omics datasets to identify and validate predictive genomic signatures for drugs it is developing.

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

Tempus Labs researchers said they could match more than 40 percent of patients to a targeted treatment and 77 percent of patients to a relevant clinical trial.

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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.