Disease Areas News and analysis on disease research and diagnostics. Single-Cell Genomics Study Elucidates Viral, Host Factors of Human Cytomegalovirus The researchers use pooled CRISPR interference to define the function of each factor involved in the infection of primary human fibroblasts. Genome-Wide cfDNA Analysis May Detect CAR T-Cell Therapy Response in B-Cell Lymphoma Premium The technique, used in noninvasive prenatal testing to detect microduplications or microdeletions, could detect copy number alterations in B-cell lymphoma patients. BforCure Raises $2.3M to Adapt Rapid PCR Platform for Cancer Detection The firm said that in the short term it aims to provide a menu of syndromic panels, and in the coming years enter cancer diagnostic testing through a partnership with ID-Solutions. Not Immediately Told The US National Institutes of Health tells lawmakers that one of its grantees did not immediately report that it had developed a more infectious coronavirus, Science says. Seems Effective in Kids The Associated Press reports that the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for children appears to be highly effective at preventing symptomatic disease. Oct 22, 2021 Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China Oct 21, 2021 UK Biobank Study Investigates Incomplete Penetrance of Mendelian Disease Variants Oct 21, 2021 MSK Fellows Develop Online Resource to Increase Awareness of Genetic Cascade Testing Premium Oct 21, 2021 Cepheid Sees High Demand for Respiratory Tests Through Remainder of 2021 Premium Oct 21, 2021 MDxHealth Q3 Revenues Grow 23 Percent Oct 21, 2021 BioMérieux Q3 Revenues Increase 11 Percent, Firm Raises 2021 Guidance Oct 21, 2021 Germline Cancer Risk Genes May Hold Rhabdomyosarcoma Survival Clues, Study Suggests Oct 21, 2021 Abbott Sees Continued Demand for SARS-CoV-2 Rapid Tests Despite Expected Decline in Cases Premium Oct 20, 2021 Genomic Studies Presented at ASHG Explore Malaria Responses in West African Children Oct 20, 2021 Roche Diagnostic Revenues Grow 38 Percent in First Nine Months of 2021 on Strong POC Test Sales Oct 20, 2021 Quest Diagnostics, Ginkgo Bioworks Collaborate to Provide COVID-19 Testing for Texas K-12 Schools Oct 20, 2021 Abbott Q3 Diagnostics Revenues Rise 48 Percent on Core Lab, Rapid Diagnostics Sales Growth Oct 19, 2021 Cystic Fibrosis Sinus Infections Involve Microbes With Shifting Evolution Patterns Oct 19, 2021 Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Inivata Partner on Clinical Liquid Biopsy Studies Oct 19, 2021 De Novo Mutations Linked to Male Infertility in Trio Exome Sequencing Study Oct 19, 2021 FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorization for Lighthouse Lab Services SARS-CoV-2 PCR Test Oct 19, 2021 BTIG Initiates Coverage of Cue Health With Buy Rating Oct 18, 2021 Analysis Finds Sibling Cascade Testing Could Be Cost Effective in Pediatric Cancer Oct 18, 2021 Stilla Technologies' High-Plex Digital PCR Platform Shows Promise for Clinical Oncology Work Premium Oct 15, 2021 Mission Bio Adds Published Single-Cell DNA Sequencing Panels to Sample Prep Platform Premium Load More Breaking News SelfDecode Raises Over $1M in Crowdfunding Single-Cell Genomics Study Elucidates Viral, Host Factors of Human Cytomegalovirus BforCure Raises $2.3M to Adapt Rapid PCR Platform for Cancer Detection Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: 23andMe, Rady Children's, Stilla Technologies, and More Single-Cell Tumor Classifier Algorithm Unveiled at ASHG, Provides Tissue of Origin SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes The Scan Not Immediately Told The US National Institutes of Health tells lawmakers that one of its grantees did not immediately report that it had developed a more infectious coronavirus, Science says. Seems Effective in Kids The Associated Press reports that the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for children appears to be highly effective at preventing symptomatic disease. Intelligence Warning on Bioeconomy Threats US intelligence warns over China's focus on technologies and data related to the bioeconomy, the New York Times reports. PLOS Papers on Campylobacteriosis Sources, Inherited Retinal Dystrophies, Liver Cancer Prognosis In PLOS this week: approach to uncover source of Campylobacteriosis, genetic risk factors for inherited retinal dystrophies, and more.