deafness Genedrive Receives CE Mark for Hearing Loss Assay The company's antibiotic-induced hearing loss test will be used to screen babies for a genetic mutation that can cause deafness when given certain antibiotics. UK Researchers Develop Rapid POC Test for Antibiotic-Related Hearing Loss Premium The assay detects a mutation that can confer hearing loss in patients, particularly neonates, who have taken gentamicin, an antibiotic prescribed for certain bacterial infections. CapitalBio Deafness Test Being Evaluated for Neonatal Screening in Three Major Chinese Cities Premium BEIJING — Like many microarray vendors, CapitalBio sees future growth opportunities in molecular diagnostics. Dutch Study Aims to Demonstrate Cost-Effectiveness of Reimbursing for Exome Sequencing Dx Premium By Monica Heger Tel Aviv University Taps Capture/Sequencing Method to Diagnose Hearing Loss in Local Populations Premium By Molika Ashford In the hunt for the genetic causes of hearing loss in local populations, researchers at Tel Aviv University have taken up targeted genomic capture and deep sequencing to root out causative mutations. Jul 6, 2011 Q&A: Lynn Bry on Why a Clinically Annotated Database of Variants is Needed for Diagnostic Sequencing Premium Mar 22, 2011 Experts Debate Clinical Sequencing's Short- and Long-Term Impact on Dx, Therapeutics, Patient Health Premium Breaking News Sophia Genetics Raises $234M in IPO, Eyes Additional Partnerships Canadian Government, Partners Commit C$59.8M to Natural Resources, Environmental Genomics Projects People in the News: New Appointments at Element Biosciences, Sema4, OriCiro Genomcs, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Thermo Fisher, Paradigm4, Applied Cells, More In Brief This Week: Caribou Biosciences, AnchorDx, Neogen, Microbiome Insights, More Cytek Biosciences Prices $200M Initial Public Offering The Scan Shape of Them All According to BBC News, researchers have developed a protein structure database that includes much of the human proteome. For Flu and More The Wall Street Journal reports that several vaccine developers are working on mRNA-based vaccines for influenza. To Boost Women China's Ministry of Science and Technology aims to boost the number of female researchers through a new policy, reports the South China Morning Post. Science Papers Describe Approach to Predict Chemotherapeutic Response, Role of Transcriptional Noise In Science this week: neural network to predict chemotherapeutic response in cancer patients, and more.