The group published results showing its method can faithfully recapitulate genome-wide measures of DNA repair deficiency using much smaller sequencing panels.
Researchers report lower than expected rates of genetic testing in a study of women with breast and ovarian cancer, MedPage Today reports.
The firm is seeking approval of myChoice HRD as a test that can identify ovarian, fallopian, or peritoneal cancer patients deficient in homologous recombination DNA repair.
Research presented at ACMG by Invitae suggests that clinically actionable variants in cancer patients are missed by germline testing that is not done with expanded panels.
As of January the project had returned 290 positive results for CDC Tier 1 conditions from 23,500 participants who had undergone exome sequencing.
Clinical researchers at AACR discussed a wide range of approaches focusing on several different potential use-cases in the detection or assessment of early cancers.
The companies will use their respective technologies in a study investigating the associations between ovarian cancer and the gut microbiome.
The company's assay relies on a set of 15 methylation and microRNA markers to determine whether a woman has breast cancer.
Four awardees will use Intermountain's NGS One Genomic Services for projects that focus on precision medicine, clinical, and translational research.
University of Kansas researchers developed the technology, which could enable faster, more sensitive analysis of exosomes than existing microfluid platforms.
Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.
St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.
In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.