Ambry Ambry Genetics, Lightbeam Health Solutions Form Genetic Testing Data Partnership The collaboration is aimed at helping various organizations to predict patients' increased risk for common cancers and chronic conditions. Konica Minolta Precision Medicine, Amazon Web Services Partner for Diagnostic Data Platform Under the five-year agreement, Amazon has made an undisclosed investment in KMPM and is supporting the firm's Lattice integrated diagnostic data platform. BRCA2 Variants of Unknown Significance Reclassified Through Functional Data Additions Researchers reclassified 86 percent of variants initially determined to be VUS, potentially changing surveillance or treatment approaches for patients. Ambry Genetics Gets FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Coronavirus Test The test uses primers and probes from Thermo Fisher Scientific's authorized TaqPath COVID-19 Combo Kit with a modified results interpretation algorithm. Nonprofit Friends of Cancer Research Launches Public-Private HRD Harmonization Project The consortium aims to harmonize the use of homologous recombination deficiency as a biomarker to guide certain treatment types in cancer patients. Sep 17, 2020 Scipher Medicine Taps Ambry Genetics to Scale Up TNF Inhibitor Response Test Jun 4, 2020 Studies Show Potential of Video, Online Education to Expand Cancer Risk Genetic Test Access Premium May 20, 2020 Volpara Solutions, Ambry Genetics Form Breast Cancer Management Alliance Mar 24, 2020 Germline Genetic Testing, Counseling Move Remote as Pandemic Limits In-Person Care Capacity Mar 6, 2020 Ambry Genetics +RNA Insight Validation Data Suggests Notable Improvement in Diagnostic Yield Premium Jan 30, 2020 Illumina Puts Spotlight on Clinical NGS Opportunities, Cites Contributions to Coronavirus Response Premium Dec 18, 2019 Ambry Genetics, Mayo Clinic Develop Mutation Prevalence Tool to Guide Docs on Appropriate Testing Premium Dec 16, 2019 Ambry Genetics Gains NYS Approval for Paired RNA, DNA Genetic Test Dec 4, 2019 Ambry Genetics, Caris Life Sciences Partner on Cancer Genetic Testing Oct 23, 2019 Ambry Genetics Study Finds RNA Testing Can Clarify Role of Variants in Hereditary Cancer Genes Oct 4, 2019 Adding RNA-Seq, Ambry Genetics Expects to Reduce VUS Results in Hereditary Cancer Tests Premium Sep 5, 2019 Large-Scale Multigene Panel Study of Hereditary Cancer Risk Refines Gene Associations Premium Jun 4, 2019 Color Panel Reveals Hereditary Cancer Risk in Trinidad and Tobago Breast Cancer Patients Premium Apr 5, 2019 Ambry Researchers Report Consequences of RNA-Based Variant Reclassification at ACMG Mar 22, 2019 Confirmatory Testing, Insurance Coverage Growing Alongside DTC Genetic Testing Premium Mar 18, 2019 My Gene Counsel, Ambry Genetics Partner on DTC Genetic Test Verification Mar 8, 2019 New Memorial Sloan Kettering Tool Simplifies Curation of Germline Variants Using ACMG Guidelines Premium Feb 4, 2019 Clinical Utility of Polygenic Risk Scores Questioned in Commentary Premium Jan 22, 2019 Labs, Advocacy Groups Push Back on Medicare Policy Shift on NGS Testing for Hereditary Cancer Risk Premium Jan 8, 2019 JP Morgan Healthcare, Day One: 10x Genomics, Myriad, Bruker, Konica Minolta, Geisinger Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.