The annual list includes guidelines that would clarify regulations for garnering premarket approval or clearance of devices and diagnostics, particularly next-generation sequencing tests.
The university claims that Genia's patents are based on technology that was developed by UCSC researchers and that UCSC should have ownership of them.
Contractor Palmetto GBA issued a draft local coverage determination proposing ending coverage of the test based on factors including a recent critical study.
The partners have opened a new biorepository that will engage with clinical researchers and foster future personalized medicine efforts in the German capital.
Derived from Listeria phages, the study found four new proteins that inhibit Cas9 activity, two of which also work in E. coli and engineered human cells.
The researchers found preliminary evidence that some inherited cancer mutations may be more or less common in African-American women than Caucasian women.
In individuals diagnosed with prostate cancer before the age of 45, researchers saw enhanced expression of immune- and inflammation-related genes.
The results begin to adress questions about whether the company's meticulous, but costly research services can actually impact patient outcomes.
The law contains provisions that proponents say will advance precision medicine and speed new tests to market, but critics worry if this will come at a cost to public health.
A team of German researchers reported that loss-of-function mutations in FANCM were more common among cases that developed the disease at a young age.
The researchers found that whole-genome amplification can create technical artifacts in sequence data that appear as loss-of-function indels.
Researchers analyzed the exomes of metastatic tumor samples from patients who died of breast cancer to piece together the genomic evolution.
The results indicate that while blood-based assays can be useful, tissue biopsies should remain the gold standard when available, said one of the study authors.