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The FDA has granted accelerated approval to Rozlytrek as a treatment for adult and adolescent patients with NTRK fusion-positive cancers.

At the NCI's Childhood Cancer Data Initiative Symposium, speakers emphasized measures such as data harmonization and the need for longitudinal data collection.

The method allows for the annotation of cells by their genotype and capture of single-cell transcriptomes, even when the cells aren't morphologically distinct.

St. Jude investigators are sharing their WGS cancer data through the St. Jude Cloud, as well as tools and pipelines to help other researchers analyze and use it.

The company is offering around 7.9 million shares of common stock at a price of $17 per share and is granting the underwriters an option to buy an additional 1.2 million shares.

Combined DNA/RNA-seq efforts in various settings could lead to new ways of treating kids with drugs meant for adults or to the development of new therapies.

During the five-year collaboration, the partners will research disease-causing gene mutations and develop new CRISPR-based technologies for drug discovery.

The FLASH method, which depletes unwanted DNA from samples, allows labs to perform deep metagenomic sequencing on smaller, less expensive instruments.

The actual match rate is significantly higher than the 10 percent rate the researchers anticipated they would see when the study began in 2017.

The company said the decrease was partially due to the impact on its clinical services business unit from the adoption of new revenues recognition standards.

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The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.

In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.

MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.

In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.