NewGene Sequenom Launches Certified Service Program for MassArray NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sequenom today said that it has launched a certified service program for its MassArray System and has named the first laboratory participants. New Products: NewGene's Noonan Syndrome Test; Verinata Health's Verifi Premium NewGene has launched a sequencing-based test on Roche's 454 GS FLX for Noonan syndrome and other related disorders. New Products: May 17, 2011 (rev. 1) Premium NewGene's hereditary breast cancer test NewGene Looks to Shake up BRCA Market with Next-gen Sequencing-based Test NewGene is initially targeting the UK market and patients with an increased hereditary risk for breast cancer for its pyrosequencing-based assay. NewGene Named NimbleGen Services Provider The UK firm will provide services for NimbleGen Sequence Capture Arrays with sequencing on Roche 454's Genome Sequencer FLX System. Aug 4, 2009 NewGene Plans to Offer 454-Based Genetic Testing for UK's NHS, Other Clients by Early 2010 Premium Aug 4, 2009 Paired Ends: Aug 4, 2009 Premium Breaking News Research Triangle Institute Partners With GeneDx, Illumina for Expanded Newborn Screening Study Bionano Genomics' Third Chinese OEM Partner Gets NMPA Nod for Sample Prep Product InformedDNA Buys gWell Health, Names New CEO Euformatics Forms Distribution Partnership for Eastern Europe With Bulgaria's Elta 90 Oxford Nanopore, University of Queensland Partner for Sequencing-Based mRNA Vaccine Quality Control 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.