pulmonary fibrosis Veracyte Reports Progress Across Evolving Lung Test Portfolio Premium New publications have expanded the discussion around the Envisia lung disease test as the firm builds evidence for its recently launched lung cancer nasal swab assay. Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, Celgene Form Biomarker Consortium The consortium aims to develop assays that can detect biomarkers of pulmonary fibrosis that can be used as early indicators of a treatment's activity. New $22M Study to Use Sequencing, Proteomics to Investigate Pulmonary Fibrosis Among the study's goals is to identify molecular signatures that can distinguish idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis from interstitial lung disease. Veracyte Prices $51.3M Public Offering Veracyte will offer 5 million shares at $10.25 per share. It has granted underwriters an option to purchase an additional 750,000 shares. Johns Hopkins flowFISH Cytometry Assay Predicts Risk of Genetic Diseases Premium The assay correlates shortened telomere lengths in patients of different ages to potential risks for inherited diseases, such as bone marrow failure syndrome and liver cancer. Aug 10, 2016 NAF1 Loss-of-Function Mutations Linked to Short Telomere Syndrome Sep 4, 2015 NIH Awards Yale Researcher $3M to Study Genomics of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Apr 13, 2015 Exome Sequencing Study Links Variants in Two Genes to Familial Pulmonary Fibrosis Oct 23, 2013 Yale-led Team Pursuing Gene Expression Signature to Predict Poor Outcomes in Pulmonary Fibrosis Premium May 23, 2013 Genomics in the Journals: 2013.05.23 Mar 31, 2011 NHLBI, Qiagen Team Optimizes, Automates qPCR-Based Telomere-Measurement Assay Premium Feb 4, 2010 University of Pittsburgh Earmarks $350K from NIH Grant for WaferGen Real-Time PCR Studies Premium Apr 8, 2009 Tech Transfer Tidbits: Apr 8, 2009 Premium Feb 4, 2009 23andMe, MondoBiotech Collaborate to Study Genetic Risk for Rare Diseases Premium Feb 3, 2009 Short Reads: Feb 3, 2009 Premium Feb 3, 2009 BioArray Briefs: 2009.02.03 Premium Breaking News Single-Nucleus Chromatin Accessibility Profiling in Coronary Artery Disease Points to Mechanisms ALL Genomes Marked by High DNA Methylation Levels Cepheid Gets CE Mark for Updated Rapid COVID MDx Test Mainz Biomed, Dante Labs Partner to Commercialize ColoAlert in Europe, UAE CellCarta Acquires Rights to Targeted Protein Assays from Fred Hutch Spinout Precision Assays Genetic Analysis, Omnigene Medical Technologies Ink Distribution, Tech Transfer Deal The Scan Monkeypox Case Found in US The New York Times says that a case of monkeypox has now been reported in the US. Effects on Fetal Screening Wired writes that changes to US abortion laws could affect screening for fatal congenital conditions. 'Pharma Bro' Out of Prison The Wall Street Journal reports that Martin Shkreli has been released from prison to a halfway house. Nature Papers Present Cultivate Oat Genome, Benchmarking of Spatial and Single-Cell Transcriptomic Integration Methods In Nature this week: reference genome of the cultivated oat, and more.