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.

Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.