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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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In PLOS this week: transcriptomic and genomic analysis of prostate cancer by ancestry, genes linked to liver function in Korean cohort, and more.

British Columbia is incorporating genomics into its tracking of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, Business in Vancouver reports.

An analysis by the Personalized Medicine Coalition finds that about a quarter of new drugs approved in 2019 by the US Food and Drug Administration were personalized medicines.

The governor of New York has proposed a five-year plan to study the genomes of people with or who are at high risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.