hearing loss Invitae, Decibel Therapeutics Launch Free Testing Program for Congenital Hearing Loss Qualifying children will have free access to Invitae's Comprehensive Deafness Panel, which assesses multiple genes linked to syndromic and non-syndromic deafness. Sequencing Could Augment Other Newborn Screening Approaches, NC NEXUS Study Finds Sequencing-based newborn screening could not identify all children with metabolic disorders or hearing loss, but could interrogate a larger number of conditions. Sequencing Study Reveals Role of RIPOR2 Mutation in Adult-Onset Hearing Loss A study of families from the Netherlands UK Newborn Trial to Assess PCR Test for Antibiotic-Induced Hearing Loss The pharmacogenetic test, which runs on a platform from British company Genedrive, will be tested in two neonatal intensive care units in Manchester and Liverpool. Hearing Loss GWAS of UK Biobank Samples Implicates More Than 40 Loci The researchers conducted genome-wide association studies of individuals who reported hearing difficulties and those who used hearing aids. Aug 23, 2019 Genedrive Prepping for UK Commercial Launch of PGx Test for Neonatal Hearing Loss Premium Jun 12, 2019 BGI Genomics Continues to Grow Clinical Testing Business, Add Partnerships Premium Nov 30, 2018 FDA Clears Meridian Bioscience's Newborn Cytomegalovirus Test Oct 19, 2018 ASHG: Australian Newborn WES Project Combines Hearing Loss Dx With Optional Secondary Results Aug 23, 2018 U of Miami Medicine Wins $3M NIH Grant for Hearing Loss Genetics Research Jun 20, 2018 Genedrive Receives UK NIHR Grant for Antibiotic-Related Hearing Loss Assay Apr 11, 2018 Newborn Screening for Hearing Loss Might Benefit From Genomic Testing Premium Jun 20, 2016 Genetic Newborn Screen IDs Children With Progressive Hearing Loss That Conventional Screen Missed Feb 9, 2015 GWAS Unearths Loci Linked to Hearing Loss Risk After Cisplatin Chemotherapy Feb 9, 2012 Quark Still Sees IPO as a Possibility as Phase II Trials Near Completion Premium Jun 15, 2011 Partners HealthCare Center's LMM to Introduce Clinical Whole-Genome Sequencing Interpretation Service in 2012 Premium Nov 16, 2010 Targeted High-Throughput Sequencing Used for Hereditary Hearing Loss Genetic Testing Breaking News New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Labcorp, Omniseq, Dovetail Genomics, DNA Script, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, Strata Oncology, Bionano Genomics, More Co-Diagnostics Gets CE Mark for Saliva-Based Molecular SARS-CoV-2 Test Yourgene Health Awarded £232K Contract to Supply Oncology Genotyping Testing Kits to NHS Wales Qiagen to Distribute JADBio Life Science Analytics Platform BC Platforms Forms Data Management Alliance With Nonprofit CureDuchenne The Scan Billions for Antivirals The US is putting $3.2 billion toward a program to develop antivirals to treat COVID-19 in its early stages, the Wall Street Journal reports. NFT of the Web Tim Berners-Lee, who developed the World Wide Web, is auctioning its original source code as a non-fungible token, Reuters reports. 23andMe on the Nasdaq 23andMe's shares rose more than 20 percent following its merger with a special purpose acquisition company, as GenomeWeb has reported. Science Papers Present GWAS of Brain Structure, System for Controlled Gene Transfer In Science this week: genome-wide association study ties variants to white matter stricture in the brain, and more.