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Compared to commercial exome kits and whole-genome sequencing, the firm's test had improved coverage in medically interpretable genes and the 56 ACMG genes.

In April, Butte became director of UCSF's Institute for Computational Health Sciences and executive director of clinical informatics for UC Health Sciences and Services. 

N-of-One will provide clinical interpretation services for genomic tests conducted as part of the New England Veterans' Integrated Service Network oncology program

If the regional precision medicine program is successful, the VA might expand it for veterans around the country.

The test, called Neurome, is available from Athena, Quest Diagnostics' genetic testing business for neurological disorders, and is performed by Personalis.

The company has raised a total of $75 million in venture capital to date.

This article was originally published Oct. 23.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Personalis and the Garvan Institute of Medical Research said today that they have partnered to provide commercial human whole-genome sequencing, analysis, and interpretation services to researchers and clinicians worldwide.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Personalis has received accreditation from the College of American Pathologists for its clinical lab in Menlo Park, Calif., the genetic analysis company said today.

The Inova Translational Medicine Institute has been exploring the diagnostic use of whole-genome sequencing in newborns with unexplained syndromes in a research setting and plans to transition to a clinical diagnostic test by the end of this year.

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The American Prospect writes that the pilot program to test the DNA of migrants could lead to more family separations.

An international commission is to develop a report on how researchers, clinicians, and regulators should evaluate the clinical applications of human germline genome editing.

The US Department of Agriculture presents a new blueprint for animal genomic research.

In Genome Research this week: repetitive element deletion linked to altered methylation and more in form of muscular dystrophy; human contamination in draft bacterial and archaeal genomes; and more.