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Molecular Diagnostics

Hospitals in Morocco, Cameroon, and South Africa recently adopted its SOPHiA artificial intelligence offering, the firm's first crop of African customers.

The company announced the new product, which covers variants across 600 genes, this week, and said it will be available to customers next month.

The firm has settled on a set of metabolite biomarkers, along with an algorithm, for its first version of a test for arterial plaque buildup.

The program aims to assist hundreds of people diagnosed with PKU to obtain simple and affordable access to mutation analysis of the PAH gene. 

ACLA said the goal of the delay is to redefine "applicable laboratories" and give labs and CMS more time to collect data that will inform market-based pricing.

Method for diagnosing and monitoring schizophrenia and tauopathies
Reagents and methods for detecting a polymorphic protein
Kits for the diagnosis of pre-eclampsia or eclampsia
Methods for identifying or assaying for agents that increase beta-cell proliferation, insulin secretion, insulin sensitivity, glucose tolerance and decrease fat mass
Methods and compositions for identifying enterovirus

An opinion piece in the New York Times urges lawmakers to keep genetic protections in place.

Research funding in Canada is to remain mostly the same, ScienceInsider reports.

In Science this week: random DNA replication errors play role in cancer, and more.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation embarks on an open-access publishing path.

Mar
28
Sponsored by
Illumina

This webinar describes the optimization and validation of two commercially available next-generation sequencing assays that may be used to guide personalized cancer treatment. 

Mar
30
Sponsored by
SeraCare

Our roundtable of industry experts will provide an overview of the current regulatory landscape for clinical genomics tests.

Apr
13
Sponsored by
SeraCare

In this webinar, Gregory J. Tsongalis of Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center will discuss how his lab developed and validated a cancer hotspot assay. 

Apr
18
Sponsored by
Twist BioScience

This webinar will cover methodologies for genome-wide screening with CRISPR/Cas9 in human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs).