Migrating its testing platform from analyzing fresh-tissue samples to formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded biopsies has bolstered sales of Agendia's MammaPrint breast cancer recurrence test, according to company officials.

For the first quarter of this year, test sales grew by 93 percent year over year, Agendia CEO David Macdonald told PGx Reporter earlier this month.

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A former Penn State Hershey Medical Center staffer has admitted to lying about skipping mandatory steps of genetic cancer tests he performed, the Associated Press reports.

The genome of a rare, red bat suggests that its effective population size has been in decline for thousands of years, according to a PLOS One study.

In Nature this week: investigation into the genetics of medulloblastoma, and more.

A project in the UK is to use genomic selection to speed spruce tree growth, according to Innovators Magazine.