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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – CardioDx today announced a deal with Core Diagnostics India for the marketing and sale of CardioDx's coronary artery disease test in India.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A large-scale association analysis of coronary artery disease has detected 15 new loci associated with risk of the disease, bringing the total number of known risk alleles to 46.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – CardioDx today said that it has joined a research effort launched by Duke University and the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute aimed at determining alternative diagnostic strategies for assessment of patients with symptoms that suggest coronary artery disease.

CardioDx this week completed a $58 million private equity financing round that it will use to support sales of its Corus CAD test and the development of additional diagnostics.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cardiovascular genomics diagnostics company CardioDx today announced the completion of a $58 million equity financing round.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – CardioDx today announced that national Medicare contractor Palmetto GBA will cover the company's Corus CAD gene expression test for coronary artery disease.

AssureRx Launches GeneSightRx ADHD
AssureRx Health this week launched a pharmacogenetic test, called GeneSightRx ADHD, for characterizing patients' response to a variety of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drugs.

Researchers at the University of California, Davis have reeled in a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation to study genetic variants that may be involved in some cases of coronary artery disease.

CardioDx will use the funding to complete additional studies that demonstrate the clinical utility of Corus CAD, continue to educate primary care physicians and cardiologists as to how the test can be used in the care of their patients, and reach out to payors to help them understand the circumstances under which they should pay for the test.

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Researchers have developed a robotic lab assistant, the Verge reports.

CBC News reports Canada's Supreme Court is to rule on the constitutionality of the country's genetic non-discrimination law today.

The Associated Press reports the World Health Organization is sending experts to China to investigate the animal source of SARS-CoV-2.

In Science this week: atlas of affected cell populations in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and more.