Color Genomics

A year after launching the test in the US, the company is making it available in more than 100 countries, partnering with distributors in Israel, Turkey, and Finland.

Under the terms of the deal, Color Genomics will integrate Kapa Biosystems' library construction reagents into its NGS workflow.

Dozens of government agencies, academic institutions, and a various public and private sector organizations have now committed to driving the initiative forward.

Diatherix and Color Genomics now carry both CLIA certification and CAP accreditation.

Researchers are hoping the 100,000-patient WISDOM study will lead to genetically informed breast cancer screening based on a woman's unique risk factors.

Color Genomics hopes its recently launched benefits program will enable a broader population to have access to breast and ovarian cancer risk testing.

The company offers a panel that analyzes 19 genes associated with breast and ovarian cancer, including BRCA1/2, for $249. 

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