23andMe 23andMe to Acquire Telemedicine Platform Company Lemonaid Health for $400M in Cash, Stock Lemonaid Health, based in San Francisco, offers a platform that provides online access to a variety of telemedicine and pharmacy services. New Rare Disease Risk Loci Uncovered With 23andMe Participant Data At the ASHG virtual annual meeting, a 23andMe researcher presented rare variant associations found with genotypes and survey data from research consented customers. 23andMe Q1 Revenues Rise 23 Percent The company said its revenue growth was primarily due to higher sales of its Personal Genome Service kit. M&A in Genomics/MDx Sector Surges in H1 2021 Premium Innovations in the liquid biopsy and oncology space gained investors' attention, leading to a spike in acquisition deals in the first half of the year. People in the News: New Appointments at 23andMe, GenapSys, Akoya Biosciences, More Jun 17, 2021 23andMe Stock Soars 22 Percent on Closing of Merger With VG Acquisition Corp May 28, 2021 In Brief This Week: Bio-Rad, 10x Genomics, IsoPlexis, 23andMe, PerkinElmer, LifeBit Biotech, More May 26, 2021 23andMe Begins Reporting PGx Variants With Drug Info Under Recent FDA Clearance Premium Apr 22, 2021 23andMe Team Sees Genetic, Nongenetic Contributors to COVID-19 Risk in Trans-Ancestry Study Feb 26, 2021 Genomics Firms Taking Advantage of SPACs Trend to Go Public Faster Premium Feb 4, 2021 23andMe to Go Public Through Merger With Virgin Group Acquisition Firm Jan 21, 2021 Ancestry Shutters Health Offering, Raising Questions About Future of Consumer Genomics Premium Dec 29, 2020 23andMe Raises $82.5M in Private Financing Nov 12, 2020 OncoCyte Posts $555K in Q3 Revenues, Net Loss Rises Aug 28, 2020 Stakeholders Scramble to Predict Impact of HHS Move Limiting FDA Ability to Regulate LDTs Premium Aug 18, 2020 23andMe Garners FDA Clearance for CYP2C19 PGx Test Report Aug 3, 2020 Ancestry Rolls Out Sequencing-Based Health Offering Focused on Common Conditions Premium Jul 23, 2020 Genetic Study Validates, Expands History of Transatlantic Slave Trade Premium Jun 15, 2020 U of Edinburgh Study to Use Consumer Genomics Data to Determine COVID-19 Genetic Risk Apr 24, 2020 Ancestry to Make Consumer Genomics Database Available for COVID-19 Research Project Apr 23, 2020 Finland's Negen Introduces Pharmacogenomics Panel for COVID-19 Therapies Apr 8, 2020 23andMe to Study Genetic Factors of COVID-19 Severity Using Data From Consented Customers Mar 30, 2020 Refractive Error GWAS Leads To More Than 300 New Loci Mar 6, 2020 As Consumer Genomics Market Cools, Providers Ponder Better Ways to Reach Customers Premium Feb 6, 2020 Ancestry Lays off 6 Percent of Employees due to Consumer Slump Load More Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.