Gastrointestinal News on in vitro diagnostics for gastrointestinal disease. Genetic Loci With Link to Bowel Movement Frequency May Point to GI Condition Treatments Individuals with irritable bowel syndrome marked by diarrhea further tended to have higher scores on a polygenic measure of stool frequency. Castle Biosciences Buy of Cernostics Aligns With Goal to Diversify Portfolio Premium The acquisition of Cernostics and its TissueCypher Barrett's Esophagus Assay provides a route for Castle to enter gastrointestinal testing. Genetic Analysis Raises $6.8M in Oversubscribed IPO The Norwegian microbiome diagnostic company's stock closed up 50 percent after two days of trading on the Swedish Spotlight Stock Market. Norway's Genetic Analysis Hopes HumGut Database Will Spawn New Diagnostics, Therapies Premium In particular, the diagnostics company expects the new resource to strengthen its offerings to pharmaceutical partners, a key customer group. Lucid Diagnostics Obtains CE Mark for Esophageal Cancer Molecular Test Lucid said that key opinion leaders for esophageal disease in Europe are participating in pivotal clinical trials for the test and its collection device. May 6, 2021 Adaptive Biotech Touts Progress Toward Lyme and Gastrointestinal Disease Diagnostics Premium Mar 12, 2021 Prometheus Biosciences Prices Upsized $190M IPO Jan 19, 2021 ABO Histo-Blood Groups Influence Makeup of Gut Microbiome, New Study Finds Dec 8, 2020 Single-Cell Transcriptome Study Links Gut Development, Pediatric Crohn's Disease Sep 2, 2020 BiomX, Boehringer Ingelheim Partner for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Biomarker Discovery Aug 12, 2020 Traveler's Diarrhea Among Soldiers Linked to Gut Microbiome Changes Jul 10, 2020 Infant Gut Microbiome Correlates With Bacteria in Mother's Breast Milk, Study Finds Jun 19, 2020 Progenity Prices $100M IPO at $15 per Share Mar 5, 2020 Genedata Moves Into R&D for Nonprofits, Adds Digital Pathology Support Premium Nov 7, 2019 PredictImmune, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Collaborate on IBD Test Validation Study Oct 28, 2019 Theradiag to Commercialize PredictImmune IBD Test in French-Speaking Europe and Africa Sep 4, 2019 uBiome Declares Bankruptcy, Offers Assets for Sale Jun 18, 2019 Mayo Clinic Spinout Developing Multiomics Blood Test to Identify Obesity Phenotypes Premium Apr 19, 2019 Active Celiac Disease Processes Informed by Intestinal Expression Comparison Apr 18, 2019 Pancreatic, Brain Development Gene Found From Patient Exomes Apr 11, 2019 Hirschsprung's Disease Genetic Analysis Reveals Mix of Common, Rare Risk Variants Mar 6, 2019 Inflammatory Bowel Disease Transcriptome Analysis Finds Increased Levels of SERPINE1 Feb 26, 2019 New IBD Adverse Drug Response Risk Gene Identified Feb 19, 2019 Australia's Microba Taps Google Cloud for Human Gut Microbiome Data Processing Premium Feb 4, 2019 Gut Microbe Studies Expand Bacterial Culture Collections, Reference Genomes Load More Breaking News Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Exome Sequencing Study Suggests More Disease Genes to be Found People in the News: New Appointments at Helix, Pacific Biosciences, SomaLogic, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Amoy Diagnostics, Akoya Biosciences, Congenica, Lucence In Brief This Week: BGI, Gencove, Cepheid, Biocartis, Biognosys, Co-Diagnostics, More Florida Lab Owner Pleads Guilty to $6.9M COVID-19 False Billing Scheme Pacific Biosciences Outlines Progress on Short-Read Sequencing at JPM, Partners With Canexia Health The Scan Close Panel Vote on Califf Nomination The New York Times reports there was a close committee vote to advance the nomination of Robert Califf to lead the US Food and Drug Administration to the full Senate. Task Force Reports on Scientific Integrity Nature News writes that that a new task force report recommends that the US establish a cross-agency scientific integrity council. Across the Hall Genetic testing, closed-circuit cameras, and more show how a traveler, without any contact, infected others at a New Zealand quarantine facility, CNN reports. Science Paper Examines Influence of Chromatin Modifications on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder In Science this week: genes regulating chromatin modification may contribute to OCD risk.