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 Canadian Healthcare Providers, Policymakers Value Different Aspects of Clinical Genomic Sequencing New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Bio-Rad, NanoString, More People in the News at OraSure, Element Biosciences, Micronoma, More Guardant Health Files Motions to Dismiss, Change Venue in Illumina Patent Lawsuit In Brief This Week: SQI Diagnostics, T2 Biosystems, Enhanc3D, QuidelOrtho, More Illumina, Precision Health Research Singapore Partner for 100K Genomes Population Study The Scan Blend of Omicron With Delta The Associated Press reports that currently circulating Omicron variants have some features previously seen in the Delta variant. Limited Contrast The New York Times reports that there is a shortage of a contrast agent used for some medical scans. Pig Improvement Farmers in China are using genetics to improve their hog herds, according to Reuters. Science Papers Present Way to Molecularly Classify Prostate Cancer, Saliva-Based SARS-CoV-2 Test, More In Science this week: approach to molecularly classify prostate tumors, saliva-based test for SARS-CoV-2, and more.