Medicinal Genomics In Brief This Week: Thermo Fisher Scientific, Exact Sciences, T2 Biosystems, Helix, More News items for the week of Sept. 19, 2022. Eurofins Scientific, Medicinal Genomics Partner on Cannabis SNP Chip The chip will include coding SNPs identified by Medicinal Genomics using its Kannapedia cannabis genomic database, according to Eurofins. Arbor Biosciences, Medicinal Genomics Partner on Cannabis Genotyping The firms have developed a cannabis sequencing panel, called myBaits MGC Cannabis Panel, which they will be offering for sequencing service work. Cryptocurrency-Funded Cannabis Genome Presented at PAG The Jamaican Lion strain was sequenced and assembled with DASH funding, and will be published via "crypto-incentivized, blockchain-recorded peer review." Courtagen Closes Genetic Testing Business, Citing Regulatory, Reimbursement Challenges Going forward, the company will focus on its wholly owned subsidiary Medicinal Genomics Corporation, which conducts cannabis genetics research. Jan 25, 2017 Medicinal Genomics, Courtagen Receive NIDA Grant to Detect Toxins in Cannabis Jan 18, 2012 Courtagen Acquires Medicinal Genomics Jan 18, 2012 Courtagen Acquires Medicinal Genomics; Plans Clinical Sequencing Services Premium Jan 18, 2012 People in the News: Constance Griffin, Kevin McKernan Premium Aug 23, 2011 Paired Ends: Aug 23, 2011 Premium Aug 18, 2011 Medicinal Genomics Team Announces Sequencing of Two Cannabis Genomes Breaking News Plasmid Transfer Let Cholera Pathogen in Yemen Become Multidrug Resistant, Study Suggests Harbinger Health Raises $140 Million in Series B Financing BioMérieux's BioFire Defense Secures $18.8M US DoD Contract for Infectious Disease Testing Biora Therapeutics Settles Claims of Misleading Genetic Testing Advertisements Genetic Overlap Between Schizophrenia, Cardiovascular Disease Risk Uncovered by GWAS Analysis The Scan Positive Framing of Genetic Studies Can Spark Mistrust Among Underrepresented Groups Researchers in Human Genetics and Genomics Advances report that how researchers describe genomic studies may alienate potential participants. Small Study of Gene Editing to Treat Sickle Cell Disease In a Novartis-sponsored study in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers found that a CRISPR-Cas9-based treatment targeting promoters of genes encoding fetal hemoglobin could reduce disease symptoms. Gut Microbiome Changes Appear in Infants Before They Develop Eczema, Study Finds Researchers report in mSystems that infants experienced an enrichment in Clostridium sensu stricto 1 and Finegoldia and a depletion of Bacteroides before developing eczema. Acute Myeloid Leukemia Treatment Specificity Enhanced With Stem Cell Editing A study in Nature suggests epitope editing in donor stem cells prior to bone marrow transplants can stave off toxicity when targeting acute myeloid leukemia with immunotherapy.