Molecular Health

Molecular Health will make its analysis tools available to aid in the interpretation of raw data generated by customers of Agena's MassArray system.

The Workbench Manager helps labs manage their bioinformatics workflows while the Clinical Annotation software offers clinical variant interpretation services.

Molecular Health has renamed its portfolio ahead of planned product launches and an early-access program for its drug safety software starting in January.

The company will use the funds to continue building out its commercial platform and to drive product adoption.

Makers of NGS cancer profiling diagnostics lauded the preliminary proposal, but pointed out areas where the coverage criteria may miss patients who might benefit from testing.

The company's results add to a growing body of evidence, including from Foundation Medicine, that suggests such techniques have clinical utility for patients. 

MolecularHealth announced that Fadi Braiteh has joined its advisory board. Braiteh is an oncologist with Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, specializing in gastro-intestinal, digestive system, and breast cancers.

Diagnostics firm Epic Sciences has appointed Greg Lucier as chairman of its board of directors.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A new cancer personalized treatment service that SAP is offering to employees living with the disease provides an opportunity for the company to put its newly minted SAP Genomic Analyzer solution — a sequence alignment and analysis software that runs on the SAP Hana infrast

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The UK's Nuffield Council on Bioethics says genetically modifying human embryos could be morally permissible, according to the Guardian.

A new Nature Biotechnology paper reports that CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing can lead to large deletions or complex rearrangements that could be pathogenic.

The Wall Street Journal likens a prototype developed by Synthetic Genomics to a "biological fax machine."

In PNAS this week: strategy for reactivating Rett syndrome-linked MECP2, small molecules able to suppress Staphylococcus aureus virulence, and more.