agranulocytosis Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine Biobank Begins Returning Participant PGx Results Premium The group is mailing pharmacogenetic information back to patients, with plans to deliver genetic disease risk and carrier screening results. WIN Consortium to Launch New Precision Oncology Study, Bank Samples for Blood Biomarker Discovery Premium On the heels of the WINTHER study, the consortium has planned a new trial called MERCURY, and will launch a blood and tissue repository. Quidel Enters $270M Credit Agreement The company immediately borrowed $255 million to pay part of the $680 million price tag for Alere's MeterPro cardiovascular and toxicology business and its BNP assay business. Molecular Detection Raises $1.4M in Follow-on Funding Premium The new funds follow a $3.3 million Series C financing round closed in late 2009. MDI will use the money to further develop its pipeline of qualitative real-time PCR in vitro diagnostic tests for infectious diseases. SAEC and Duke Partner to ID SNPs Linked to Clozapine-Induced Agranulocytosis Premium Duke researchers and the SAEC will use whole-genome sequencing to identify and validate rare gene variants associated with clozapine-induced immunological response. Breaking News Bio-Rad Laboratories Q2 Revenues Climb 33 Percent, Beat Estimates Veracyte Q2 Revenues More Than Double on Test Volume Spike Increased Testing Revenues Boost Opko Health Q2 Revenues 47 Percent Qiagen Q2 Revenues Grow 28 Percent CareDx Q2 Revenues Up 77 Percent Secondary Genetic Findings Often Requested if Given Second Chance, Study Finds The Scan Booster Push New data shows a decline in SARS-CoV-2 vaccine efficacy over time, which the New York Times says Pfizer is using to argue its case for a booster, even as the lower efficacy remains high. With Help from Mr. Fluffington, PurrhD Cats could make good study animals for genetic research, the University of Missouri's Leslie Lyons tells the Atlantic. Man Charged With Threatening to Harm Fauci, Collins The Hill reports that Thomas Patrick Connally, Jr., was charged with making threats against federal officials. Nature Papers Present Approach to Find Natural Products, Method to ID Cancer Driver Mutations, More In Nature this week: combination of cryogenic electron microscopy with genome mining helps uncover natural products, driver mutations in cancer, and more.