genetic disorders New Facial Analysis Tool From Children's National Hospital Screens for Genetic Diseases Premium The technology has been licensed by MGeneRx, which plans to commercialize it in the US first, then expand to low- and middle-income countries. Takeda Pharmaceutical, Rady Children's Partner on Rare Genetic Disease Drug Development The partners will use data derived from whole-genome sequencing to discover and develop treatments for rare child-onset genetic diseases. Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital Launches HerediGene Children's Study The DNA mapping effort will collect 50,000 DNA samples from children as young as newborns, as well as any parents and siblings who wish to participate. Bionano Genomics Stock Soars on User Presentations, Public Stock Offering, Renewed Nasdaq Compliance Buoyed by a string of positive news, the San Diego firm's stock was up 22 percent in Friday afternoon trading and 80 percent from last week. Children's Mercy Hospital Raises $16M for Pediatric Genomic Repository Initiative The effort, which will be the flagship project of the Children's Mercy Research Institute, aims to collect genomic data from 30,000 children and their families. Aug 3, 2020 Pacific Biosciences, Asuragen Collaborate on Clinical Assays Jun 15, 2020 Yourgene Health Gets CE Mark for Iona NIPT Test Jun 2, 2020 Ravgen Sues Natera Over Cell-Free DNA Genetic Testing Patents May 5, 2020 Invitae Q1 Revenues Grow 58 Percent Apr 27, 2020 Illumina Loses Appeal for Injunction Against Ariosa Diagnostics, but Court Upholds $27M Judgment Apr 13, 2020 Natera Expects 35 Percent Rise in Q1 Revenues, Proposes $250M Senior Notes Offering Mar 17, 2020 US Appeals Court Overturns Roche Win in Illumina NIPT Suit Jan 9, 2020 Mayo Clinic, Helix Partner for 100K-Patient Clinical Genomics Study Premium Dec 11, 2019 Study Shows Feasibility of Circulating Trophoblast-Based Noninvasive Prenatal Testing Premium Nov 8, 2019 Some Call for Expanded Payor Coverage of NIPS but Reluctance Remains Premium Sep 16, 2019 Fulgent Genetics Taps PWNHealth to Oversee New Tests Marketed to Consumers Sep 13, 2019 Natera Finds High Performance for Noninvasive Prenatal Test in All Age Groups Premium Jul 10, 2019 NIPD Genetics Enters Cancer Dx Market, Expands Prenatal Testing Premium Apr 24, 2019 Rady Team Automates Rapid Pediatric Sequence Interpretation for Rare Disease Dx Apr 23, 2019 Illumina, Chinese Children's Hospital to Launch Newborn Sequencing Study Jan 28, 2019 Horizon Discovery, Rutgers Collaborate to Commercialize CRISPR Base Editing Technology Dec 11, 2018 Centogene Inks Drug Discovery, Development Deal With Chiesi Oct 9, 2018 Fulgent Genetics, StemCyte Partner on Genetic Testing Aug 16, 2018 Tufts Medical Center, Collaborators Win $8M NIH Grant to Study NGS in Newborns Jul 16, 2018 PARP Inhibitors May Benefit Patients With Rare Hereditary Cancer Syndromes Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.