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The new project will be the second stage of the QSkin study, which has documented the disease in 44,000 Australians and developed a melanoma risk predictor.
The company reported $10.7 million in total revenues for the quarter and said test report volume for its DecisionDx-Melanoma test grew 27 percent.
The company markets two tests for skin cancer, including DecisionDx-Melanoma for identifying high-risk Stage I and II cutaneous melanoma patients.
In PLOS this week: analysis of polygenic risk scores for skin cancer, chronic pain GWAS, and more.
Analyzing mutational signatures in cancer cell lines and xenografts, investigators identified mutagenic processes that do or don't remain active in vitro.
Researchers documented genetic associations, trait heritability, and more with data from GWAS on 778 binary or non-binary traits in UK Biobank participants.
The blood-based test, called Melaseq, measures 38 circulating microRNAs that regulate processes that melanoma cells undergo as they become malignant.
In Science this week: genetic and epidemiological study tracking recent Brazilian yellow fever outbreak, and more.
The transcriptomes of recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa squamous cell carcinoma also suggested a role for inflammation in disease development.
Researchers used UK Biobank data to uncover genetic loci — many linked to pigmentation processes, but also novel ones — associated with being able to tan.
In a letter, about two dozen researchers criticize the World Health Organization investigation into the origins of SARS-CoV-2 and call for a new inquiry, the Wall Street Journal reports.
National Geographic reports that nine great apes at the San Diego Zoo have been vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2.
Janet Woodcock, the acting commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration, speaks with NPR about SARS-CoV-2 testing and vaccines in the US.
In Science this week: genetic study of kidney fibrosis implicates the SOX9-NAV3-YAP1 axis.