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Clinical Lab Management

News on issues related to managing clinical laboratories.

Next week at the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting, LabCorp researchers plan to present results from almost 1,000 triplet pregnancies.

According to the DOJ, the company also accepted a 25-year ban on participating in any federal healthcare program.

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.

The industry organization issued a letter urging the agency to reconsider recent decisions to demand several laboratories stop offering pharmacogenetic testing.

Much of the growth was driven by contributions from Genoptix, which NeoGenomics acquired in late 2018. Organically, revenues were up 20 percent.

23andMe has a holiday popup shop at a mall and could open additional stores, Bloomberg reports.

By studying koalas and a retrovirus that infects them, researchers may have uncovered a new sort of 'immune response' that occurs at the genomic level, Agence France Presse reports.

NPR reports that the first person in the US given a gene editing-based therapy for a genetic disorder is heading home.

In Science this week: ancient genomes reveal social inequality within individual households, new method for quantifying genetic variation in gene dosage, and more.

Oct
21
Sponsored by
Agilent

Genomics is a key element in the potential of precision medicine to transform oncology. 

Oct
23
Sponsored by
Swift Biosciences

This webinar will illustrate how single-cell methylation sequencing can be applied to gain significant insight into epigenetic heterogeneity in disease states, advancing cancer research discoveries. 

Oct
24
Sponsored by
Sunquest

This webinar will tell the story of Versiti’s journey in transforming genetic testing from a manual to a digitized process. It will include detail on how the organization succeeded, pain points along the way, a novel approach to variant assessment, and future plans for the program.

Oct
31
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This webinar will provide an overview of how the Center for Applied Genomics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has optimized its next-generation sequencing (NGS) workflow using a combination of PerkinElmer's Sciclone automation technology and target capture chemistry from Twist Bioscience.