Experts pointed out the lack of clarity in professional standards and regulations when it comes to dealing with genetic variation in patient care.
A high-profile, independent committee is considering the liability issues impacting labs as genetic testing increasingly becomes integrated into patient care.
The results showed overall high concordance between test results and whether patients received chemotherapy, with some relevant exceptions.
Papilloplex, a kit to detect and differentiate all 14 high-risk HPV genotypes, can be used on cervical swabs and urine samples.
Synlab, a European lab services provider, found the test performed well on samples with low bacterial load and non-respiratory samples.
In PLOS this week: role for Notch signaling in congenital heart disease, sciatica risk variants, and more.
Researchers in China have used the CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing approach to alter the length of hair fibers in cashmere goats.
According to ScienceInsider, the Scripps Research Institute and the California Institute for Biomedical Research are merging.
National Cancer Institute researchers didn't report severe adverse events to Food and Drug Administration in a timely manner, the Wall Street Journal reports.