MDVIP

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Exact Sciences today announced that physicians network MDVIP will make Exact's ColoGuard colorectal cancer screening test available to its affiliated nationwide network of more than 750 primary care physicians.

Bernadette Toner provided reporting for this article from Los Angeles.
In acquiring genetic testing services firm Navigenics, Life Technologies has garnered capabilities that will enable it to formally enter the molecular diagnostics space.

Navigenics’ lower-priced program to incorporate genetic risk data in patients’ annual medical checkup raises questions as to whether personal genomics firms should be broadly marketing their services to physicians.

Mice in New York harbor both antibiotic-resistant bacteria and novel viruses, according to a new analysis of their fecal microbiomes.

Human Heredity and Health in Africa Initiative has issued guidelines for genomic research in the region, according to Nature News.

The Associated Press reports that an ethicist predicts that prenatal diagnosis and other advances will lead to more choices being available to prospective parents.

In Genome Biology this week: approach to analyze alternative polyadenylation, algorithm to predict transcriptomic structural variations, and more.