A bi-weekly listing of recent local coverage determinations from Medicare Administrative Contractors.
CareDx claims that Eurofins Viracor infringes on its patent related to noninvasive monitoring of organ transplant rejection through cell-free DNA analysis.
CareDx will use NanoString's new Human Organ Transplant panel to develop HistoMap, a gene expression profiling test to identify allograft rejection.
The index, which slightly underperformed the Dow Jones, had a smaller loss in August than in the previous month.
CareDx said it will add XynManagement's products to its digital solutions portfolio and integrate them with current offerings including OTTR.
The Medicare contractor has proposed to cover the non-invasive test for certain kidney and heart transplant patients.
The company reported $31.5 million in total revenues for the quarter and said testing services revenues rose 84 percent year over year.
Individual stocks in the GenomeWeb Index were mostly down in May, with 21 of the 30 stocks posting losses and nine stocks recording gains.
The company's new KidneyCare test will include AlloSure for rejection, AlloMap for quiescence, and Cibiltech's AI algorithm for graft health information.
The company reported $26 million in total revenues for the quarter and said that testing services revenues more than doubled year over year.
23andMe has a holiday popup shop at a mall and could open additional stores, Bloomberg reports.
By studying koalas and a retrovirus that infects them, researchers may have uncovered a new sort of 'immune response' that occurs at the genomic level, Agence France Presse reports.
NPR reports that the first person in the US given a gene editing-based therapy for a genetic disorder is heading home.
In Science this week: ancient genomes reveal social inequality within individual households, new method for quantifying genetic variation in gene dosage, and more.