Diagnostics

News and analysis on diagnostic technologies and applications.

Researchers from Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine said sequencing has clinical utility and is cost effective.

AmCare Genomics said that it has a large network that would enable it to raise awareness about Genomic Vision's test for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy. 

A review by Max Planck researcher Matthias Mann and colleagues suggests that improved mass spec performance could enable more effective plasma marker discovery.

The study aims to explore the "unique benefits and challenges" or incorporating genomic information into the routine care of active duty Air Force members.

The study being conducted under the Genomes2People umbrella will explore how best to introduce genetic information into the routine care of active duty service members. 

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Kite Pharmaceuticals' CAR T-cell therapy for large B-cell lymphomas, the New York Times reports.

Kaiser Health News reports that gene therapies could cost more than a million dollars.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute researchers have received a grant to combine biology and computer science for high school students.

In Nature this week: variants associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder, review of key CRISPR enzymes, and more.