Diagnostics News and analysis on diagnostic technologies and applications. Sick Infants Profiled with WGS See Better Diagnosis, More Care Changes The results shore up prior studies and add to the growing evidence for the benefits of rapid whole-genome sequencing in critically ill newborns. PLOS Papers on Causal Variant Mapping, Ancient Salmonella, ALK Fusion Test for NSCLC In PLOS this week: MsCAVIAR approach to map causal variants, analysis of ancient Salmonella, and more. Genetron Health, Impact Therapeutics Partner for Anti-Cancer Drug, CDx Development The companies will cooperate in drug target discovery and, potentially, companion diagnostic development for novel synthetic lethal inhibitors. Novacyt H1 Revenues Down 15 Percent Amid SARS-CoV-2 Contract Dispute Novacyt has stopped recording revenues from a SARS-CoV-2 test supply deal with the UK Department of Health and Social Care until their dispute is settled. T Cell Repertoire Emerging as Potential Predictor in Neoadjuvant Lung Cancer Immunotherapy Premium A Spanish team is hoping it can further validate promising early results using TCR characteristics to predict the success or failure of pre-surgery chemoimmunotherapy. Sep 20, 2021 OncoHost Further Assessing Protein Signature for Predicting NSCLC Patients' Immunotherapy Response Premium Sep 20, 2021 Genomenon, Alexion Pharmaceuticals Team on Rare Disease Dx Sep 20, 2021 Grail Gets NY State Department of Health Approval for Galleri Multicancer Test Sep 20, 2021 DiaSorin Molecular Receives CE Mark for Multiplex COVID-19, Influenza Test Sep 17, 2021 FDA Warns of Potential False Positives With Abbott SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Tests Sep 17, 2021 Thermo Fisher Scientific Expects 12 Percent Revenue Growth in 2022 Sep 16, 2021 Vibrent Health, University of Maryland Medicine Partner for Population Health Initiative Sep 16, 2021 Thermo Fisher Scientific Receives CE Mark for TaqPath COVID-19 RNase P 2.0 Testing Kit Sep 16, 2021 Castle Biosciences Receives New York State Approval for DecisionDx DiffDx-Melanoma Test Sep 16, 2021 FDA Approves Takeda's Exkivity With Thermo Fisher CDx for EGFR Exon20 Insertion-Positive NSCLC Sep 16, 2021 Hong Kong-Based Prenetics to go Public via SPAC Sep 16, 2021 NanoCellect Raises $35M to Support Commercial Push for Second-Generation Cell Sorter Sep 16, 2021 54gene Raises $25M in Series B Round Sep 16, 2021 LexaGene, US Army to Test Automated Pathogen Detection System for Biothreats Sep 15, 2021 Exact Sciences Stock Spikes After Primary Care Sales Team Nearly Doubles Sep 15, 2021 Molecular Health, Eone-Diagnomics Genome Center Ink Liquid Biopsy Partnership Sep 15, 2021 Sensorion, Sonova Partner for €7M Hearing Loss Genotyping Study Sep 15, 2021 New Chelex-Based Protocol Shows Potential to Reduce Cost, Time of COVID-19 Testing Premium Sep 15, 2021 Illumina Adds Seven Genomics Startups to Accelerator Program Sep 14, 2021 Jumpcode Genomics, TGen Partner to Test Metagenomic Approaches for COVID Detection Load More Breaking News Beckman Coulter, Invitae Partner to Develop NGS Library Prep Applications Sick Infants Profiled with WGS See Better Diagnosis, More Care Changes UC Santa Cruz Center for Live Cell Genomics Wins $13.5M NIH Grant Genetron Health, Impact Therapeutics Partner for Anti-Cancer Drug, CDx Development Canaccord Genuity Initiates Coverage of Pacific Biosciences With Buy Rating Alternative Genetic Counseling Approach Leads to Higher Patient Satisfaction, Study Suggests The Scan Highly Similar Researchers have uncovered bat viruses that are highly similar to SARS-CoV-2, according to Nature News. Gain of Oversight According to the Wall Street Journal, the Biden Administration is considering greater oversight of gain-of-function research. Lasker for mRNA Vaccine Work The Scientist reports that researchers whose work enabled the development of mRNA-based vaccines are among this year's Lasker Award winners PLOS Papers on Causal Variant Mapping, Ancient Salmonella, ALK Fusion Test for NSCLC In PLOS this week: MsCAVIAR approach to map causal variants, analysis of ancient Salmonella, and more.