hepatitis Roche, Mimetas Partner to Develop Disease Models for Drug Discovery The companies are doing research to characterize novel drug compounds in inflammatory bowel disease and hepatitis B virus. Looking Beyond Pandemic, Roche Eyes Growing Opportunities for Dx Testing Premium Roche Diagnostics CEO Thomas Schinecker said the infrastructure put in place due to the pandemic will allow for more diagnostic testing globally. Roche Cobas HIV, Hepatitis C Tests Nab WHO Prequalification Prequalification from the World Health Organization indicates that products meet high quality standards and are safe for their intended use. Three Win for Hepatitis C Virus Research This year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is awarded to three researchers for their discovery of the hepatitis C virus, Reuters reports. Qiagen Moves Ahead After Thwarted Thermo Fisher Buyout With NeuMoDx as Key Growth Driver Premium Qiagen has benefited from unexpected tailwinds due to COVID-19 testing and envisions post-pandemic growth with recently acquired NeuMoDx as a key contributor. May 5, 2020 Genedrive Hepatitis C Test Garners WHO Prequalification, Firm Plans £8M Raise Nov 8, 2019 Bioneer Gets CE Mark for HCV Assay Sep 24, 2019 Enzo Clinical Labs Gets NY State Approval for HBV Assay Mar 19, 2019 Abbott Receives CE Mark for Alinity Molecular Diagnostics System, Assays Mar 13, 2019 Genetron Health Adds Prospective Data on Early Detection of Viral Liver Cancer in Blood Premium Dec 20, 2018 Cepheid HBV Viral Load Test Gets CE-IVD Clearance Dec 18, 2018 Systaaq HBV Assay Receives CE Mark Sep 25, 2018 Qiagen, NeuMoDx Aim to Quickly Build Out Test Menu for High-Volume MDx Systems Premium Aug 9, 2018 Pathogen Response-Related Variants Tapped for Broader Disease Insights Jul 30, 2018 FIND Awards Grants for Development of HCV Dx Tests Jun 27, 2018 FDA Approves LabCorp Multiplex PCR Assay for HCV, HIV, HBV May 10, 2018 Studies of Ancient Hepatitis B Reveal Previously Unknown Lineages in Europe Mar 27, 2018 Genedrive, Arkray Healthcare Sign Distribution Agreement for India Jan 25, 2018 FDA Grants Approval for Hologic Hepatitis B Viral Load Assay Jan 4, 2018 Researchers Reconstruct Hepatitis B Virus Genome from 16th Century Mummy Oct 23, 2017 Enzo Biochem Lands NYS Approval for Bacterial Vaginosis Test Sep 5, 2017 Co-Diagnostics to Sell up to 36K Tests to Medcis Pathlabs India Apr 5, 2017 Vela Diagnostics Quantitative Hepatitis B Test Gets CE-IVD Mark Dec 14, 2016 Hologic to Divest Stake in Blood Screening Business to Grifols for $1.85B Oct 21, 2016 Roche Receives FDA Approval for Cobas MPX Test 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 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.