hematologic malignancies Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China The pharma firm is lending its large sales force to help promote the test across hospitals and clinics treating patients with hematologic cancers. PLOS Papers on Breast Cancer Methylation, COVID 'Omics, Canine Hematopoietic Cancer Risk In PLOS this week: DNA methylation patterns in breast cancer, multi-omic analysis of samples from COVID-19 patients, and more. Genetron Health Licenses ImmuQuad Technology for Blood Cancer Testing Under the agreement, Genetron gains exclusive rights to develop and commercialize minimal residual disease assays using ImmuQuad's immunogenomics technology. Germline Variants Contribute to Risk of Developing Aging-Related Clonal Hematopoiesis Researchers identified one germline variant near TET2 that appears to be specific to individuals of African ancestry. MSK Clonal Hematopoiesis Clinic Aims to Drive New Strategies for Cancer Risk Assessment, Prevention Premium The program is in its third year monitoring individuals with these mutations to try to detect disease early, understand their risk, and develop preventive treatments. Jun 22, 2020 BioSkryb, St. Jude Expand Licensing Deal for Dx Applications of Single-Cell Tech Sep 3, 2019 Molecular Aging Initiative to Profile Clonal Hematopoiesis Consequences in Patient Populations Premium May 30, 2019 PreCancer Atlas Attempts to Push Precision Medicine to Early-Stage Disease Premium Apr 24, 2019 Multiple Myeloma Sequences Reveal Prognostic Immunoglobulin Translocation Mar 12, 2019 First Veterans Affairs MDx Lab Launches NGS-Based Cancer Panel; Others to Follow Premium Feb 25, 2019 Bionano Customers Explore Diagnostic Applications of Genome Maps in Cancer, Genetic Disorders Premium Dec 3, 2018 NGeneBio Raises $11M Oct 11, 2018 Multiple Myeloma Subtypes Linked to Patients' African Ancestry Jul 11, 2018 Mosaic Chromosomal Alterations in Blood Help Explain Origins of Clonal Hematopoiesis Apr 26, 2018 CGI Maps Plan for Turnaround Amid Challenges Premium Jan 25, 2018 Building on BRCA Test Launch, NGeneBio Rolls Out NGS Panels for Solid Tumors, Hematological Cancers Premium Jan 10, 2018 Amgen Finland, BC Platforms Partner to Link Genomic Data, EMRs in Disease Studies Premium Aug 31, 2017 Tempus, UC Davis Cancer Center Form Personalized Medicine Alliance Aug 22, 2017 Mass General, CRISPR Therapeutics to Develop Cancer Therapies Jul 7, 2017 Bionano Genomics, Genoptix Aim to Develop Hematology Diagnostics to Replace Karyotyping, FISH Assays Premium Jun 28, 2017 Bionano, Genoptix Sign Codevelopment Agreement for Hematology Diagnostics May 17, 2017 Mayo Clinic Lab Launches Clinical Mate-Pair Sequencing Test for Balanced Rearrangements Premium Jan 31, 2017 Invivoscribe, Thermo Fisher to Develop FLT3 Mutation, Clonality Assay Kits Mar 31, 2016 Invivoscribe Aiming to Bring CDx, MRD Tests for Hematological Cancers Through FDA Clearance Premium Mar 25, 2016 Foundation Medicine Shares Results From Validation of FoundationOne Heme in New Study Load More Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.