GeneDx Sema4 Bullish on Future Following GeneDx Acquisition, Corporate Restructuring Premium Although the firm remains in the red, the new CEO is counting on testing volume growth, health system partnerships, and operational efficiencies including layoffs to reach profitability. Sema4 Q1 Revenues Decline 16 Percent The firm, which acquired GeneDx last month, recently cut its workforce by 10 percent as it charts a path to profitability. Industry Testing Alliance Seeks to Broaden Use of Cardiogenomic NGS Panels Premium The CardioGenomic Testing Alliance aims to increase the utilization of NGS panels for numerous cardiac conditions including arrhythmias and cardiomyopathies. GeneMatcher Team Plans Improvements for Researchers, Patients to Build on Recent Successes Premium The "matchmaking" service for genetic researchers facilitates a growing list of rare variant research collaborations, with more improvements coming. Cardiology Genomic Testing Alliance Formed by Five Companies The alliance comprises Illumina, Fulgent Genetics, Invitae, GeneDx, and PerkinElmer Genomics and aims to raise awareness and utilization of cardiogenomic testing. Jan 20, 2022 Sema4 to Embrace Co-CEO Model After $623M Acquisition of GeneDx Premium Jan 18, 2022 Sema4 to Acquire GeneDx for $623M Oct 13, 2021 GeneDx, Krystal Biotech Partner to Offer Free Genetic Testing for Rare Skin Disease Apr 28, 2021 Illumina, GeneDx Partner With University of Washington on Whole-Genome Sequencing Study in Kids Feb 2, 2021 Exome Sequencing Provides Molecular Diagnosis in Portion of Cerebral Palsy Cases Oct 14, 2020 Developmental Disorder Study Identifies 28 Novel Disease Genes Aug 14, 2020 New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Centogene, NIST, GeneDx Aug 12, 2020 GeneDx Inks Neonatal Genomic Services Deal With Pediatrix Medical Group Mar 24, 2020 Germline Genetic Testing, Counseling Move Remote as Pandemic Limits In-Person Care Capacity Mar 8, 2019 New Memorial Sloan Kettering Tool Simplifies Curation of Germline Variants Using ACMG Guidelines Premium May 18, 2018 Boston Children's Hospital Working to Demonstrate Clinical Utility of Rapid Exome Sequencing in NICU Premium Jan 12, 2018 GeneDx, Radboud UMC Collaborate on Research Into Neurodevelopmental Disorders Jun 7, 2017 UC Health to Have Expanded Access to GeneDx Tests Feb 1, 2017 GeneDx Partners With Wellcome Trust on Developmental Delay Study Oct 10, 2016 GeneDx Launches Prenatal Exome Sequencing Test, Plans to Expand Into New Dx Areas Premium Jun 20, 2016 Drug and Diagnostic Industries Warm to Sharing Genomic Data, With Some Caveats and Challenges Premium Mar 18, 2016 GeneDx Rapid Exome Test Yields Diagnosis for Almost Half of Patients, Clinical Utility for Many Premium Mar 14, 2016 At ACMG, Labs From Baylor, GeneDx Present First Experience With Prenatal Exome Sequencing Breaking News Agilent Technologies Fiscal Q2 Revenues Rise 5 Percent SARS-CoV-2 Genome Analysis Reveals Fitness-Enhancing Mutations Startup Incubator IndieBio, GP-Write Launch Initiative to Fund Genome Engineering Firms Precipio Receives CE-IVD Mark for Hematologic Cancer Panels Illumina Adds CDx Indication to European TruSight Oncology Test for NTRK Gene Fusion Detection BioMérieux Gets Health Canada Approval for Updated BioFire Blood Culture ID Panel The Scan Taking Stock of the Stockpile The US and European countries are evaluating their smallpox vaccine stockpiles as the number of monkeypox cases increases, the Washington Post reports. Vitamin D From Tomatoes According to Reuters, researchers in the UK have gene-edited tomatoes so their fruit contains vitamin D. Cause Not Yet Spotted NPR reports that a new study was unable to find a cause for persistent long COVID symptoms. PNAS Papers on Central African Hunter-Gatherers, Myopia Development, Ancient Microtia Allele In PNAS this week: population patterns among Central African hunter gatherers, effect of myopia-linked gene variant, and more.