Color Genomics Color Health Partners With CDC on COVID-19 Testing Access The firm will launch "nearly 1,000" new testing sites across the country, with many in rural areas targeting uninsured individuals at high risk for COVID-19. Color Health Raises $100M in Series E Round, Plans to Expand Healthcare Services The genetic testing and population health services provider said it is expanding into vaccination and preventive health services for schools and employers. At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change Medical racism and race-based medicine persist, though plenary speakers at this year's NSGC meeting said genetic counselors may be able to help address disparities. Pathogenic Germline Structural Variants May Be Missed by Some Testing Approaches Researchers at Color Health reported that intronic data is needed to uncover pathogenic structural variants linked to hereditary cancers or cardiovascular disorders. Color Health, Yale Get FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Coronavirus Sample Collection Kits The kits are designed for the self-collection of anterior nasal swab or saliva specimens by adults for use with SARS-CoV-2 tests. Mar 24, 2021 Thermo Fisher Scientific, Color Health Partner for COVID-19 School Testing Mar 23, 2021 FDA Grants EUAs for Direct-to-Consumer Versions of Color Coronavirus Test, Sample Collection Kit Jan 8, 2021 People in the News: New Appointments at Pacific Biosciences, SomaLogic, Color, More Jan 4, 2021 Color Raises $167M in Series D Financing Round Nov 4, 2020 FDA Reissues Color Coronavirus Test EUA for Sample Collection Changes Sep 3, 2020 FDA Issues EUAs for Detectachem, Optolane Technologies Coronavirus Tests, Color Collection Kit Aug 20, 2020 Polygenic Variation Affects Disease Risk From Monogenic Variants, Study Finds Aug 13, 2020 Many Initiatives Turning to RT-LAMP as Alternative to PCR for Rapid COVID-19 Screening Assays Premium Aug 3, 2020 Ancestry Rolls Out Sequencing-Based Health Offering Focused on Common Conditions Premium Jul 29, 2020 Saliva Samples Slow to Catch On for Large-Scale Coronavirus Testing Premium Jun 18, 2020 After DNA-10K, NorthShore Looks to Expand Genomics Integration Into Primary Care Premium Jun 4, 2020 Studies Show Potential of Video, Online Education to Expand Cancer Risk Genetic Test Access Premium May 20, 2020 Color Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization for COVID-19 Test Using Isothermal Amplification Mar 31, 2020 Color Gears Up to Enter COVID-19 Testing Space Mar 24, 2020 Germline Genetic Testing, Counseling Move Remote as Pandemic Limits In-Person Care Capacity Mar 9, 2020 NorthShore Moving Toward Greater Integration of Genomics Into Primary Care Premium Jan 15, 2020 Color Raises $75M to Scale Infrastructure Jan 10, 2020 Color Partners With Sanford Health on Clinical Genomics Dec 5, 2019 Polygenic Modifiers of Pathogenic Genes May Refine Disease Risk Prediction Premium Dec 3, 2019 Color, Teamsters Partner to Provide Genomics Services to Union Members, Families Load More Breaking News New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Qiagen, Thermo Fisher, Bionano Genomics, BillionToOne, More People in the News at Illumina Ventures, Element Biosciences, Epigenomics, Exagen, More Genomic Approaches Boost Rare Disease Diagnoses in Middle Eastern Patient Population GeneDx to Raise $150M in Public and Direct Stock Offerings In Brief This Week: T2 Biosystems, Novacyt, OpGen, Dante Genomics, Nautilus Biotechnology, More The Scan Self-Reported Hearing Loss in Older Adults Begins Very Early in Life, Study Says A JAMA Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery study says polygenic risk scores associated with hearing loss in older adults is also associated with hearing decline in younger groups. Genome-Wide Analysis Sheds Light on Genetics of ADHD A genome-wide association study meta-analysis of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder appearing in Nature Genetics links 76 genes to risk of having the disorder. MicroRNA Cotargeting Linked to Lupus A mouse-based study appearing in BMC Biology implicates two microRNAs with overlapping target sites in lupus. Enzyme Involved in Lipid Metabolism Linked to Mutational Signatures In Nature Genetics, a Wellcome Sanger Institute-led team found that APOBEC1 may contribute to the development of the SBS2 and SBS13 mutational signatures in the small intestine.