Clinical Sequencing

According to the researchers, the method provides an alternative to commercially available solutions at a lower cost per sample.

The hospital has analyzed about 50 patients since launching in February using Illumina's TruSight One panel and NextSeq 500 instrument.

The Canadian approval comes more than a year after the FDA cleared for marketing the MiSeqDx system, the two CF assays, and sample prep kit.

The accreditation is for Illumina-based sequencing services and covers HiSeq and MiSeq sequencing, RNA and DNA library preparation, and other services. 

Kura's clinical collaborators will conduct NGS analysis to identify patients with HRAS mutations and who may also respond to tipifarnib.

In Nature this week: Icelandic genome sequences, approach to increase CRISPR efficiency, and more.

Testing showing "genetic incompatibilities" have led thousands of couples in Saudi Arabia to call off their weddings, the BBC reports.

Decode Genetics' ability to tell Icelanders, even ones the company hasn't sequenced, about their disease risk brings up ethical questions.

Genetic analysis of Britain's King Richard III and modern descendants of his relatives indicate breaks in the male line.

Apr
15
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This live online seminar will highlight recent trends in applying next-generation sequencing in the clinical setting, with a particular focus on oncology and rare disease.