Among the firms presenting, 10x noted that it doubled its revenue growth in 2018, and Myriad discussed the impact that new tests are having on its growth.
Genetic counselors, laboratories, and patients themselves have roles to play in reclassifying gene variants, including variants of uncertain significance.
The 72-SNP score is for men of European ancestry who don't have mutations in high penetrance risk genes or mutations in genes associated with aggressive disease.
KMPJM will provide diagnostic and prognostic testing services based on genes, proteins, and other molecules to aid physicians in assessing and treating patients.
The team also elucidated well-established and controversial non-BRCA predisposition genes associated with breast or ovarian cancer.
The effort will provide individuals with genetic testing to determine if they have the disorder, and when necessary, with genetic testing counselling.
Ambry will offer ArcherDX's immune repertoire sequencing assays to biopharmaceutical customers.
Researchers from Ambry Genetics analyzed a set of DTC results sent to them for confirmation testing and found that 40 percent were false positives.
The partnership will integrate Ambry Genetics' and Invicro's technologies to expedite new drug discovery and development.
Konica Minolta paid $800 million up front for Ambry, with Ambry shareholders eligible to receive up to $200 million in future payments.
Germany's Project DEAL has come to an agreement with the publisher Wiley over journal access and open-access publishing, ScienceInsider reports.
A Canadian panel recommends public coverage of the gene therapy Kymriah if its cost comes down, the Globe and Mail reports.
Researchers uncover additional loci associated with lifespan, which the Telegraph says could be folded into a genetic test.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: new accurate quantification by sequencing approach, CNV breakpoints in Plasmodium falciparum, and more.