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The company said it delivered 4,480 DecisionDx-Melanoma test reports in Q4 2019 compared to 3,270 reports in Q4 2018.

The GenomeWeb Index vastly outperformed the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index this month, while slightly underperforming the Nasdaq.

The skin cancer test developer reported total revenues of $14.8 million compared to $3.7 in Q3 2018, beating the Wall Street expectation of $9.5 million.

The GenomeWeb index underperformed the Dow Jones, the Nasdaq, and the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index.

A bi-weekly listing of recent local coverage determinations from Medicare Administrative Contractors.

The GenomeWeb Index, which now has 32 companies, lost 2.6 percent in September while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 2 percent over the same period.

Industry experts say a receptive market and investor interest in new technologies have spurred the increase in genomics tools and molecular diagnostics IPOs. 

The company reported $10.7 million in total revenues for the quarter and said test report volume for its DecisionDx-Melanoma test grew 27 percent.

A bi-weekly listing of recent local coverage determinations from Medicare Administrative Contractor Palmetto for the week of 8/22/2019.

Canaccord Genuity began coverage of Castle Biosciences with a Buy rating and a $26 price target, while SVB Leerink assigned an Outperform rating and a $28 price target.

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Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine and Deloitte are looking into the use of drones to transport samples for testing. 

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing firm 23andMe is laying off about 100 people.

Researchers from Northwestern University examined dust for antibiotic-resistance genes, New Scientist reports. 

In Science this week: researchers present a computational method for predicting cellular differentiation state from single-cell RNA sequencing data, and more.