Disease Areas News and analysis on disease research and diagnostics. FDA Warns of Potential False Positives With Abbott SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Tests The agency said the issue could be related to current mixing parameters of the PCR reaction mixture resulting in overflow in wells of the reagent tray. New Facial Analysis Tool From Children's National Hospital Screens for Genetic Diseases Premium The technology has been licensed by MGeneRx, which plans to commercialize it in the US first, then expand to low- and middle-income countries. Polygenic Risk Scores for Breast, Prostate Cancer Adaptable for Cross-Ancestry Use, Study Shows The researchers said the approach could be a short-term measure while genetic studies of more diverse ancestral populations are performed. ConcertAI Growing Presence in Real-World Data Analytics Space With Focus on Diversifying Trials Premium The company is using real-word data and machine-learning algorithms to help customers identify and address gaps in precision medicine access and research. Molecular Clonal Tracking Method Captures Lung Cancer Treatment Response, Resistance Features Using a single-cell sequencing and clonal fitness mapping method, researchers compared EGFR-mutant lung cancer cell responses to EGFR inhibition or targeted protein degradation. 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 LexaGene, US Army to Test Automated Pathogen Detection System for Biothreats Sep 15, 2021 Molecular Health, Eone-Diagnomics Genome Center Ink Liquid Biopsy Partnership Sep 15, 2021 2021 Ebola Outbreak Resulted From Viral Latency, Reactivation, Genomic Study Finds Sep 15, 2021 Sensorion, Sonova Partner for €7M Hearing Loss Genotyping Study Sep 15, 2021 Broad Institute, Novo Nordisk Foundation Launch Center to Study Genomic Mechanisms of Disease Sep 15, 2021 New Chelex-Based Protocol Shows Potential to Reduce Cost, Time of COVID-19 Testing Premium Sep 14, 2021 Jumpcode Genomics, TGen Partner to Test Metagenomic Approaches for COVID Detection Sep 14, 2021 Updated Cepheid SARS-CoV-2, Flu, RSV Test Nabs FDA EUA Sep 14, 2021 Exact Sciences, NSABP Validating Ability of ctDNA Test to Detect MRD in Colorectal Cancer Patients Sep 14, 2021 Finnish Firms Combine to Form Point-of-Care Testing Firm Sep 14, 2021 Mesa Laboratories Acquires Agena Bioscience for $300M Sep 13, 2021 LGC Biosearch Technologies Develops 'Ultra-High-Throughput' COVID Workflow Premium Sep 13, 2021 Twist Bioscience, Adicet Bio Ink Cancer Collaboration; Barclays Initiates Twist Coverage Sep 13, 2021 Immunovia, JW BioScience Ink Licensing Agreement for Early Pancreatic Cancer Detection Biomarkers Sep 10, 2021 Sophia Genetics Touts Informatics Deals With Weill Cornell, Agilent, Dasa Premium Sep 10, 2021 Strata Oncology Trial Data Support Robustness of NGS Assay for Challenging Samples Premium Load More Breaking News Ancient DNA Analysis Highlights Three Ancestral Populations in Japan FDA Warns of Potential False Positives With Abbott SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Tests New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Beckman Coulter, Thermo Fisher Scientific, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, NHGRI, Dante Labs, Ancestry, More Thermo Fisher Scientific Expects 12 Percent Revenue Growth in 2022 In Brief This Week: Myriad Genetics, Danaher, Co-Diagnostics, and More The Scan For Those Thick Tiger Stripes Tigers in India with thick stripes harbor a genetic change, as Gizmodo reports. High GABA Tomatoes The Japan News reports that genome-edited tomatoes with higher GABA levels are now for sale in Japan. Approach for Inclusivity and Diversity A National Human Genome Research Institute team calls for the field to "adopt diversity as an ethos." Science Papers on Tumors Immune System Evasion; Drivers of Genomic Instability, Inflammation In Science this week: study of how tumors evade the adaptive immune system, and more.