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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Advanced Biological Laboratories announced it has granted Abbott non-exclusive rights to sell its HIV genotypic data analysis software suite.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — An Italian research group has developed a direct PCR-based approach for more simple and accessible pharmacogenomic testing to determine whether HIV patients carry the HLA-B*5701 marker associated with risk of serious side effects to the antiretroviral drug abacavir.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Roche said today that it has received CE marking for the cobas 6800/8800 automated molecular testing systems for blood and plasma donor screening.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Mayo Medical Laboratories will collaborate with Advanced Biological Laboratories to develop a next-generation sequencing pipeline for laboratory-developed diagnostic tests.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — A retrospective study of variations in genes associated with immune response has shown that patients from an HIV vaccine trial responded differently to vaccination — some developing much more immunity than others — based on their genotype.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – University Hospital Case Medical Center today said it has reached a deal with Arup Laboratories to offer a sequencing-based HIV diagnostic test.

Alere this week announced the publication of a study demonstrating the viability of accurate and rapid HIV screening of infants at the point of care.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – CalImmune this week announced that it has been cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration to treat a second cohort of patients in a clinical trial of its expressed RNAi-based treatment for HIV infection.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research will award $2 million to small businesses developing point-of-care diagnostic tests that detect oral pathogens or use biomarkers to screen for, monitor, and diagnose oral diseases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — ATCC has partnered with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Thermo Fisher Scientific's Life Technologies, among other organizations, to manufacture and distribute a rapid, cost-effective genotyping kit to monitor HIV-1 drug resistance in resource-limited c

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NPR says the explosion and fire earlier this week at a Russian lab that stores dangerous pathogens revives the question of whether such samples should be kept.

According to Wired, Nebula Genomics is providing a way for people to get their genomes sequenced anonymously.

A 26-year-old woman tells Cosmopolitan about learning her APOE status at a young age.

In Science journals this week: a functional genomic screen uncovers drug combination that increases KRAS inhibitor efficacy in aggressive lung cancer, and more.