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The firm plans to use the cash to support commercial expansion of its NIPT to all US states and fund R&D for future diagnostic tests, including liquid biopsies.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of four children buried in Cameroon approximately 3,000 and 8,000 years ago, and more.

In PNAS this week: gene-edited mouse model of small cell lung cancer, cystic fibrosis carrier-related conditions, and more.

The firm also recently released the results of collaborations with Admera Health and RareCyte that used its multiplex PCR-based target enrichment technology.

A CFTR gene mutation found in 90 percent of US cystic fibrosis patients was only present in a third of Puerto Rican and 10 percent of Dominican patients.

The NAM, NAS, and Royal Society have formed a commission to develop a framework on the proper use of genome editing, and convened its first meeting in Washington, DC, this week.

Trying to Stay

A family denied Australian residency due to cost of their son's cystic fibrosis care hopes to have the home affairs minister step in, New Scientist reports.

The California startup is about to launch its first product, a noninvasive prenatal screening test for recessive single-gene disorders called Unity.

Filamentous prophages turned up in a significant proportion of cystic fibrosis Pseudomonas aeruginosa lung infections, particular in older patients and drug-resistant cases.

The company will use the money to launch its first product, Unity, a noninvasive prenatal test for recessively inherited single-gene disorders.

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New analyses indicate female researchers are publishing less during the coronavirus pandemic than male researchers, according to Nature News.

A study suggests people with the ApoE e4 genotype may be more likely to have severe COVID-19 than those with other genotypes, the Guardian says.

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies are searching for a genetic reason for why some people, but not others, become gravely ill with COVID-19, the Detroit Free Press reports.

In PNAS this week: forward genetics-base analysis of retinal development, interactions of T cell receptors with neoantigens in colorectal cancer, and more.