With the new certification in hand, the company plans to expand its business in the US through its Pennsylvania-based subsidiary, B. Braun CeGaT.

The money will support efforts by the company to develop liquid biopsy methods that can serve patients that its current tissue-based testing does not.

Revisions to the reimbursement catalog went into effect July 1, but stakeholders are quarreling about a pre-authorization requirement in court.

Over the last half year, CeGaT lowered turnaround times and prices for its assays, and its lab recently passed CAP inspection.

A medical genetics practice's lawsuit against a government insurance administrator points to continued uncertainty about reimbursement for NGS testing in Germany.

Cenata, based in Tübingen, has run more than 1,000 samples since it started offering the Harmony test in May.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – N-of-One said this week that it has been selected by CeGaT to provide interpret data from its next-generation sequencing-based oncology tests.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – B. Braun CeGaT, the recently-founded US subsidiary of German genetic diagnostics firm CeGaT and its minority stakeholder B. Braun, will initially offer molecular diagnostic testing services through CeGaT's German laboratory but plans to establish a US lab in the long run.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – B Braun Medical US and Tuebingen, Germany-based CeGaT today announced the launch of a US company offering next-generation sequencing-based diagnostics.


Robert Redfield is floated as the next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Washington Post reports.

The New York Times writes that the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program is "ambitious" and that some are concerned it might be overly so.

Representative Lamar Smith's criticism of the National Science Foundation has "changed the nature of the conversation," according to ScienceInsider.

In PLOS this week: non-coding RNA function in yeast, transcriptomic profiles of malaria parasites, and more.