NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – An expert panel convened by the Familial Hypercholesterolemia Foundation has recommended that genetic testing should be the standard of care for patients who have a definite or probable diagnosis for FH based on clinical factors and family history.

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Germany's Project DEAL has come to an agreement with the publisher Wiley over journal access and open-access publishing, ScienceInsider reports.

A Canadian panel recommends public coverage of the gene therapy Kymriah if its cost comes down, the Globe and Mail reports.

Researchers uncover additional loci associated with lifespan, which the Telegraph says could be folded into a genetic test.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: new accurate quantification by sequencing approach, CNV breakpoints in Plasmodium falciparum, and more.

Jan
31
Sponsored by
Roche

This webinar highlights the use of single-cell genomics to identify distinct cell types and states associated with enhanced immunity.

Feb
26
Sponsored by
Advanced Cell Diagnostics

This webinar will demonstrate how a research team at the Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health at McMaster University developed a cellular and molecular phenotyping pipeline using archived samples of lung tissue derived from patients diagnosed with fibrotic interstitial lung disease.