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Based on the results of Project Baby Bear, Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego hopes the State of California will cover rapid whole-genome sequencing going forward.
The suit comes shortly after Progenity filed for an initial public offering in which it is seeking to raise up to $122.6 million.
The Rostock, Germany-based company reported €12.1 million ($13.6 million) in revenues, missing the average analyst estimate of $14.7 million.
The Geisinger National Precision Health Initiative ended in 2019 but its leaders joined Genome Medical to bring genomics-informed care to other health systems.
Blueprint provides 3,900 targeted single-gene and more than 200 panel tests covering 14 medical specialties, leveraging NGS and bioinformatics methods.
Researchers in the US and the United Arab Emirates found that RNA-seq in B-lymphoblastoid cell lines can help identify pathogenic variants that DNA testing missed.
The German company reported its quarterly earnings for the first time as a public company, following the completion of its IPO on Nov. 7.
The company said three clinical centers have validated the test in a prospective clinical trial involving more than 10,000 participants.
The company announced this week the expansion of a genetic testing program for US patients with inherited retinal disease that it has run with partners since 2017.
Under the agreement, the companies plan to offer combined genetic and biochemical testing services out of Blueprint's clinical laboratory in Seattle.
A study of families explores how children transmit SARS-CoV-2, according to the Associated Press.
US Agricultural Research Service scientists have sequenced the genome of the Asian giant hornet.
According to the Economist, pooled testing for COVID-19 could help alleviate strains on testing labs.
In Science this week: MIT researchers outline approach dubbed translatable components regression to predict treatment response among IBD patients.