Gastrointestinal News on in vitro diagnostics for gastrointestinal disease. Adaptive Biotech Touts Progress Toward Lyme and Gastrointestinal Disease Diagnostics Premium The firm is expanding its plans from a Crohn's disease test to a broader GI differential diagnostic and continues to expect to launch its Lyme disease assay by year-end. Prometheus Biosciences Prices Upsized $190M IPO The company is focused on developing and commercializing therapeutic and companion diagnostic products to treat inflammatory bowel disease. ABO Histo-Blood Groups Influence Makeup of Gut Microbiome, New Study Finds The findings further suggested the gut microbiome could influence conditions like inflammatory bowel disease and serve as therapeutic targets. Single-Cell Transcriptome Study Links Gut Development, Pediatric Crohn's Disease Researchers saw transcription factor similarities between developing human intestinal cells and cells from pediatric Crohn's disease cases. BiomX, Boehringer Ingelheim Partner for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Biomarker Discovery Under the agreement, Israel’s BiomX will generate metagenomic data for gut microbiome samples from IBD patients using its XMarker biomarker discovery platform. Nov 28, 2018 Johns Hopkins Researchers Working on Tool to Combat C. Difficile Overtesting Premium Oct 5, 2018 Crohn's Disease MicroRNA Marks Subtypes With Differing Outcomes Sep 18, 2018 Prescient Medicine, Metabiomics Form GI Dx Partnership Sep 14, 2018 Gastric Polyposis Samples Marked by Microbial Community Shifts Sep 4, 2018 Diverticular Disease GWAS Leads to Dozens of New Risk Loci May 14, 2018 Genetic Variants Can Highlight Possible Drugs for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Apr 11, 2018 Diversigen, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Partner for Metagenomics, Microbiome Analysis Services Nov 7, 2017 Progenity Closes $125M Series B Financing Round Jul 13, 2017 Great Basin Receives FDA Clearance for Stool Bacterial Pathogens Panel Apr 7, 2017 IS-Diagnostics Readying PCR-Based Microbiota Characterization Kit to Diagnose IBD Premium Mar 23, 2017 Qu Biologics Developing CDx for Immunomodulator Drug to Treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease Premium Mar 2, 2017 New Model Predicts Crohn's Disease Complications Nov 18, 2016 BioFire Blood Culture Panel Shown to Positively Impact Pediatric Patient Care Premium May 5, 2016 C Diff Molecular Screening Strategy Reduces Incidence, Saves Money in Canadian Study Premium Apr 21, 2016 BioMérieux Q1 Revenues Rise 9 Percent Apr 8, 2016 BioMérieux FilmArray Torch Wins FDA Clearance for Three Additional Syndromic Panels Breaking News New California Condor Genome Assembly Reveals High Genetic Diversity DiaSorin Q1 Revenues Rise 53 Percent on SARS-CoV-2 Testing Demand New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, GP-write, Twist Bioscience, KogeneBiotech, More In Brief This Week: Pacific Biosciences, PerkinElmer, Unilabs, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Berkeley Lights, Castle Bio, IsoPlexis, More DermTech Q1 Revenues up 62 Percent The Scan Call to Look Again More than a dozen researchers penned a letter in Science saying a previous investigation into the origin of SARS-CoV-2 did not give theories equal consideration. Not Always Trusted In a new poll, slightly more than half of US adults have a great deal or quite a lot of trust in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Hill reports. Identified Decades Later A genetic genealogy approach has identified "Christy Crystal Creek," the New York Times reports. Science Papers Report on Splicing Enhancer, Point of Care Test for Sexual Transmitted Disease In Science this week: a novel RNA structural element that acts as a splicing enhancer, and more.