organ transplant From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. CareDx Patents Deemed Invalid in Court Battle Against Natera, Eurofins Viracor In a separate case in which CareDx and Natera are suing each other for false advertising, a court has set a trial date in late October. Natera Inks Distribution Deal With TomaLab for Italy The deal covers three of Natera's tests including its Signatera circulating tumor DNA test for cancer treatment monitoring and minimal residual disease assessment. Medicare Administrative Contractor Palmetto Finalizes Coverage of Molecular Testing for Organ Transplant Rejection Under the policy, covered tests must provide information about active rejection status or cellular or antibody-mediated rejection status. CareDx Acquires European Transplant Surveillance Software Firm BFS Molecular The company uses next-generation sequencing data to track the health of transplanted organs and stem cells over time. Feb 24, 2021 CareDx Q4 Revenues Up 64 Percent Feb 11, 2021 Roche Receives FDA Clearance for Cobas BKV Test for Use With Urine Samples Feb 8, 2021 Eurofins Viracor, Cleveland Clinic Sign License Deal for Kidney Transplant Rejection Biomarker Test Jan 27, 2021 Heart Transplant Cell-Free DNA Test Enables Earlier Detection of Acute Rejection Than Biopsy Premium Jan 21, 2021 CareDx Prices $175M Common Stock Offering Jan 13, 2021 At JPM, Natera CEO Lays Out Growth Potential for NIPT, Transplant, Cancer Testing Jan 11, 2021 CareDx Preliminary Q4 Revenues Up 63 Percent, Beat Estimates Jan 7, 2021 CareDx, IDbyDNA Partner to Develop Infectious Disease Dx for Transplant Patients Nov 19, 2020 CGS Administrators Aligns Medicare Coverage for CareDx AlloSure Tests Nov 6, 2020 Natera Expects Further Growth in NIPT as it Expands Use Cases for Cancer, Transplant Tests Premium Nov 5, 2020 Natera Q3 Revenues Up 26 Percent on Increased Testing Volumes Nov 3, 2020 Natera Aims to Improve Prospera Kidney Test After Findings Reveal Cell-Free DNA Changes in Infection Premium Oct 29, 2020 CareDx Q3 Revenues Up 58 Percent Oct 22, 2020 Local Coverage Determinations Roundup: CareDx, Castle Bio, Decipher Biosciences Oct 7, 2020 CareDx Preliminary Q3 Revenues Up 57 Percent Oct 1, 2020 CareDx Shares Spike as AlloSure Heart Transplant Test Garners Final LCD From Palmetto Aug 5, 2020 Natera Revenues Climb 16 Percent in Q2 Driven by Reproductive Health Business Aug 5, 2020 NeuMoDx Molecular Receives CE Mark for Quantitative BK Viral Assay Aug 4, 2020 CareDx Q2 Revenues Up 33 Percent Jun 26, 2020 BTIG Initiates Coverage of CareDx With Buy Rating Load More Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.