NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Pathway Genomics, a new direct-to-consumer genetic testing firm, launched today, offering genotyping and analysis for disease risk and heredity for under $250.

The San Diego, Calif.-based company said that its on-site lab has been certified by California regulators and has received CLIA clearance. The company said its testing enables customers to learn about disease risk, adverse drug responses, carrier status, and ancestral history.

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