Sunquest Information Systems Sunquest Seeks to Grow Informatics Footprint in MDx Space With Recent Acquisitions Premium The company is integrating its newly purchased LIMS and genome interpretation and reporting capabilities to provide a single platform for cancer and inherited disease diagnostics. Sunquest Information Systems Acquires UniConnect According to Sunquest, UniConnect's technology will augment its own existing solutions for molecular diagnostics. Clinical Genomics Using UniConnect LIMS to Support CRC Recurrence Test Commercialization Premium The deal provides Clinical Genomics with a "cornerstone piece" as it readies its blood-based test for colorectal cancer recurrence for commercialization in the US later this year. Tute Puts Knome Technology to Work on Newborn Screening in Canada Through NSO, UniConnect Deal Premium Tute has partnered with LIMS provider UniConnect to build infrastructure to support gene panels for mitochondrial, metabolic, and other genetic diseases. Tute Genomics, UNIConnect Ink Deal With Newborn Screening Ontario Tute will provide its cloud-based informatics and genome analysis platform to support two new NGS testing panels that NSO is developing. Nov 10, 2014 Colorado Hospital Taps UniConnects LIS to Automate Lab Activities Premium Aug 8, 2014 UniConnect Unveils MDx-Focused Version of Lab Management Platform Premium Jul 25, 2014 UniConnect Donates Lab Management Software to GW Comp Bio Institute Premium Sep 20, 2013 Selah Genomics Licenses UniConnect's LIMS to Support Clinical MDx Services Premium May 3, 2013 Dupont Selects UniConnect's LIMS to Support Plant-Based Genomics Projects Premium Dec 2, 2011 Downloads & Upgrades: ChemAxon's PDF Document Viewer; PomBase; UNIFlow LIMS; and more Premium May 27, 2011 UniConnect Inks First Clinical MDx Deal in Europe with Vivia Biotech Premium Breaking News FDA Grants Marketing Authorization for Invitae Hereditary Cancer DNA Sequencing Test Compact Gene Editing Enzyme May Improve Success Rates of Gene Therapies People in the News at Veracyte, Invitae, Mount Sinai, InterVenn Biosciences, Applied BioCode, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Qiagen, IDT, Revvity, Mission Bio, NRichDx, More FDA Releases Proposed Rule for Oversight of Laboratory-Developed Tests 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.