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PWNHealth will provide physician oversight and genetic counseling for Picture Genetics, a new line of three genetic tests from Fulgent aimed at consumers.

The company published a quality assurance study for the Panorama test last month and is wrapping up the SMART study, which has enrolled 20,000 women.

Last month, the Cyprus-based genetic diagnostics company launched a number of hereditary cancer and somatic tumor sequencing panels, its first tests for oncology.

With machine learning and clinical natural language processing, the team has come up with more automated methods to do provisional diagnoses on children with genetic disease.

Researchers plan to compare rapid whole-genome sequencing with standard diagnostic methods in 200 critically ill newborns.

The partners are planning to integrate the technology into Horizon's research tools and services and to develop it for applications in cell therapeutics.

The companies will work together to identify the genetic mutations that cause the rare genetic lysosomal storage disorder alpha mannosidosis.

Regenerative therapeutics company StemCyte will offer Fulgent's Beacon Expanded Carrier Screening and Newborn Genetic Analysis testing services.

The groups will conduct a study evaluating the benefits of targeted next-generation sequencing in the diagnosis and care of infants with genetic disorders.

The syndromes — HLRCC and SDH PGL/PCC — suppress DNA repair by homologous recombination, rendering tumors vulnerable to PARP inhibitors. 

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NPR says the explosion and fire earlier this week at a Russian lab that stores dangerous pathogens revives the question of whether such samples should be kept.

According to Wired, Nebula Genomics is providing a way for people to get their genomes sequenced anonymously.

A 26-year-old woman tells Cosmopolitan about learning her APOE status at a young age.

In Science journals this week: a functional genomic screen uncovers drug combination that increases KRAS inhibitor efficacy in aggressive lung cancer, and more.