Helix People in the News: New Appointments at Helix, Fulgent Genetics, IDbyDNA, Quantum-Si, More Ancestry Shutters Health Offering, Raising Questions About Future of Consumer Genomics Premium The decision comes amid a general slowdown in the market, yet also showcases the continued appeal of ancestry-related applications. Helix Obtains FDA Authorization for Exome Sequencing Platform, Alzheimer's Disease Risk Test The Helix Laboratory Platform is the first whole-exome sequencing platform to receive do novo authorization by the agency and paves the way for others. Illumina, Helix Collaborate on CDC-Coordinated Coronavirus Surveillance The partners have already identified cases in the US of the novel, highly transmissible SARS-CoV-2 variant that was first reported in the UK. Helix Coronavirus Test FDA EUA Reissued to Include Specimen Self-Collection The reissued Emergency Use Authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration also permits the test's use in asymptomatic individuals, the firm said. Aug 10, 2020 Helix Gets FDA Emergency Use Authorization for NGS-Based COVID-19 Test Aug 7, 2020 Illumina Sees Expanding Sequencing Market in COVID-19 Response, Despite Short-Term Woes Premium Jul 31, 2020 NIH Awards $249M to Seven Firms for Rapid Acceleration of COVID-19 Diagnostics Jul 29, 2020 Saliva Samples Slow to Catch On for Large-Scale Coronavirus Testing Premium Jul 27, 2020 Genetic Screening Identifies Many at Risk of Inherited Disease But Missed by Routine Care Jul 27, 2020 Helix, CoWin Biotech Coronavirus Tests Get FDA Emergency Use Authorization Jul 14, 2020 Helix, San Diego County Partner on COVID-19 Molecular Testing May 15, 2020 Emerging COVID-19 Viral Genome Sequencing Assays Provide Alternative to Existing Diagnostics Premium May 12, 2020 High-Throughput Diagnostic COVID-19 Sequencing Assays May Enable Large-Scale Testing Premium Mar 6, 2020 As Consumer Genomics Market Cools, Providers Ponder Better Ways to Reach Customers Premium Jan 28, 2020 Helix Researchers Analyze Rare Variants in 70K Exomes From Two Cohorts Jan 28, 2020 Precision Health Company ixLayer Introduces Platform to Streamline Genetic Test Delivery Premium Jan 9, 2020 Mayo Clinic, Helix Partner for 100K-Patient Clinical Genomics Study Premium Jun 7, 2019 NatGeo Discontinues Genographic Ancestry Kit Sales, Will Shutter Service by End of 2020 Premium May 24, 2019 Helix, DNA Test Providers Discuss Challenges of App Marketplace Model Premium May 21, 2019 Helix Reduces Workforce, Closes Offices Amid Strategic Shift May 3, 2019 Helix Eyeing Partnerships With Health Systems on Large Population Health Studies Premium Apr 25, 2019 Helix, AdventHealth Partner on Genetic Screening Study Apr 12, 2019 PerkinElmer Steps Into Consumer Genomics Space With GenePrism Test Premium Apr 5, 2019 New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: PerkinElmer, Helix, BGI Americas, Fabric Genomics, More Load More Breaking News Roche Receives EUA for PCR-Based, Point-of-Care SARS-CoV-2 Test Decode Study Identifies Proteomic Predictors of All-Cause Mortality In Brief This Week: Natera, Bruker, Bayer, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Labcorp, Omniseq, Dovetail Genomics, DNA Script, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, Strata Oncology, Bionano Genomics, More Co-Diagnostics Gets CE Mark for Saliva-Based Molecular SARS-CoV-2 Test The Scan Billions for Antivirals The US is putting $3.2 billion toward a program to develop antivirals to treat COVID-19 in its early stages, the Wall Street Journal reports. NFT of the Web Tim Berners-Lee, who developed the World Wide Web, is auctioning its original source code as a non-fungible token, Reuters reports. 23andMe on the Nasdaq 23andMe's shares rose more than 20 percent following its merger with a special purpose acquisition company, as GenomeWeb has reported. Science Papers Present GWAS of Brain Structure, System for Controlled Gene Transfer In Science this week: genome-wide association study ties variants to white matter stricture in the brain, and more.