Cystic fibrosis carrier status often did not impact family planning decisions and was sometimes perceived as a risk to unaffected family members.
Sophia's platform will be used to analyze data from Devyser's hereditary breast cancer and cystic fibrosis testing kits.
The firm sees the new panel as an important step forward in its strategy to further penetrate the molecular diagnostics market with its qPCR products.
Dutch researchers are using organoids to personalize cystic fibrosis and cancer treatments, Al Jazeera reports.
Researchers sequenced and analyzed Burkholderia samples collected from the lungs of a cystic fibrosis patient over the course of two decades.
CFFT will support drug discovery and development for cystic fibrosis while Editas will look into both common and uncommon mutations.
Portable's mobile app allows patients to capture genotype, phenotype, and other data, and potentially profit from sharing it with interested third parties.
A boy's cystic fibrosis carrier status was revealed by a teacher to the parents of children with CF who then sought the boy's transfer to another school, leading to a lawsuit.
The team says this research could improve CF screening tests to detect the disease as early in nonwhites as in whites.
The partners will focus on developing gene editing-based treatments for cystic fibrosis and sickle cell disease, among other diseases.
In Nature this week: modern European bison analysis, phased diploid genome assembly algorithms, and more.
Actress Jennifer Lopez is working with NBC on a CRISPR-inspired television show, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
Researchers trace the origin of one human papillomavirus lineage to Neanderthals or Denisovans, Vox reports.
The BabySeq project faces lower-than-expected enrollment rates, according to ScienceInsider.