genetic disorders

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. 

Illumina is working on further reducing turnaround time of the analysis and on detecting structural variants and repeat expansions.

Centogene will help Aldeyra identify patients with Sjögren-Larsson Syndrome, a rare genetic disease for which Aldeyra is developing a treatment.

Hong Kong-based Rainbow Genomics will provide exome sequencing while UCLA will interpret the data and deliver a clinical report.

The team showed that sequencing can diagnose ill babies faster, leading to better outcomes and saving money by reducing unnecessary treatments and procedures.

Natera and Qiagen have signed a 10-year agreement to develop cell-free DNA assays for use on Qiagen's GeneReader next-generation sequencing system.

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