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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In spite of increased access to genetic testing, such tests do not drive up use of healthcare, according to a study published today in the early online edition of Genetics in Medicine.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genomic Health said after the close of the market Wednesday that it will collaborate with OncoMed Pharmaceuticals in identifying biomarkers that can be applied to clinical development of certain OncoMed antibody cancer drugs.

By Doug Macron
Benitec Biopharma last week broke out new details about its in-house pipeline, stating that it aims to have three drugs in clinical studies next year and possibly a fourth by 2014.

By Adam Bonislawski
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute have identified a panel of ten serum protein markers that could be used in risk assessment and the early detection of lung cancer.

By Adam Bonislawski
Biodesix said this week that it is collaborating with pharma firm Kadmon on a 620-patient Phase III clinical trial of that company's reversible tyrosine kinase inhibitor KD019.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BGI and the Asia Cancer Research Group today announced a collaboration to develop a genomic data source on cancers prevalent in Asia.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.