Qiagen's "Day-One" lab readiness program is designed to expedite patient access to its CDx tests following regulatory approval of the tests and associated drugs.
A study of 10 commercial labs offering NIPT in the US found that none followed all recommendations for reporting results and informing patients and providers.
LabCorp's Covance business plans to offer single-cell services on Mission Bio's platform to pharma and to explore its use in companion diagnostics.
At the Personalized Medicine Conference this week, stakeholders historically at odds over lab test regulation said it is up to Congress to resolve the issue.
LabCorp will be able to develop and commercialize the test for patients with an elevated PSA to determine their risk of having clinically significant prostate cancer.
The new assay simultaneously detects four viral targets in donated blood plasma in a single sample and can add value to the biologics development space.
Under the new agreement, physicians can order both thyroid biopsy analysis and molecular testing from Interpace, and LabCorp's Dianon Pathology, will be available to do biopsy analysis.
Quest will also have early access to Thermo Fisher's pipeline of novel platforms and assays to assist with development of Oncomine-branded solutions.
Increased consumer interest in prenatal health is also spurring use of carrier screening for genetic conditions.
The suit filed against the acting HHS secretary alleges that a flawed data collection process failed to establish market-based rates.
Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.
St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.
In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.