Medical Imaging News on medical imaging technologies and applications. Through a Picture A new study finds that three dimensional facial scans may be able to aid in diagnosing rare genetic diseases. Washington University, BostonGene Expand Kidney Cancer Research Collaboration WUSTL will evaluate BostonGene's software, which integrates data from NGS with immunofluorescence imaging to profile tumors and their microenvironments. Whole-Genome Sequencing, Deep Phenotyping Shows Many Adults Harbor Pathogenic Genetic Variants The study, led by researchers from precision health firm Human Longevity, also uncovered phenotypic evidence supporting some pathogenic genetic findings. SciLifeLab, Broad Institute Researchers Go High Definition With Spatial Transcriptomics Premium A study published this week describing the new approach shows higher resolution than an earlier method that 10x Genomics is commercializing. Luminex Completes $75M Acquisition of MilliporeSigma's Flow Cytometry Portfolio With the acquisition, Luminex has expanded its offering of flow-based detection systems and broadened direct interactions with researchers conducting cellular analysis. Sep 7, 2018 Cell Microsystems, UNC HIV Cure Center Win $283K NIH Grant to Develop HIV Reservoir Assay Feb 20, 2018 Sophia Genetics Looks to Marry Imaging, Genomic Analysis for MDx Premium Jan 25, 2018 PlexBio, Denka to Codevelop Sepsis, Multidrug Resistance MDx Jan 11, 2018 Combined Genotyping, CT Scan Model Predicts Risk of Stroke Recurrence Jan 8, 2018 Roche, GE to Develop Integrated Digital Diagnostics for Oncology, Critical Care Treatment Dec 11, 2017 RowAnalytics' Giro Initiative Brings Precision Medicine Perspective to Neurodegenerative Disorders Premium Dec 6, 2017 Philips-Led European Oncology Project Integrating Molecular Testing, Liquid Biopsy, Medical Imaging Premium Oct 26, 2017 Stand Up to Cancer Launches $16.6M Effort for Early-Stage Cancer Detection, Treatment May 5, 2017 Purdue University System Could Eliminate Blood Draw in Some Clinical Tests Apr 27, 2017 3D Signatures Prepares to Launch First Test Using Unique Telomere-Based Method Premium Dec 22, 2016 PerkinElmer Sells Medical Imaging Business for $276M Dec 6, 2016 ClearLight Diagnostics Raises $3.5M in Series B Funding Nov 22, 2016 Precision Medicine Has Bipartisan Support, Proponents Assure Amid Trump Administration Transition Nov 22, 2016 ARUP, ASI Collaborate to Optimize Image Analysis for Digital Pathology Nov 7, 2016 Takeda Adopts Definiens Biomarker Analysis Platform Nov 7, 2016 ClearLight Licenses Microscopy, RNA Interrogation Technologies from Stanford Sep 8, 2016 Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative Enters Third Phase Breaking News Beckman Coulter, Invitae Partner to Develop NGS Library Prep Applications Sick Infants Profiled with WGS See Better Diagnosis, More Care Changes UC Santa Cruz Center for Live Cell Genomics Wins $13.5M NIH Grant Genetron Health, Impact Therapeutics Partner for Anti-Cancer Drug, CDx Development Canaccord Genuity Initiates Coverage of Pacific Biosciences With Buy Rating Alternative Genetic Counseling Approach Leads to Higher Patient Satisfaction, Study Suggests The Scan Highly Similar Researchers have uncovered bat viruses that are highly similar to SARS-CoV-2, according to Nature News. Gain of Oversight According to the Wall Street Journal, the Biden Administration is considering greater oversight of gain-of-function research. Lasker for mRNA Vaccine Work The Scientist reports that researchers whose work enabled the development of mRNA-based vaccines are among this year's Lasker Award winners PLOS Papers on Causal Variant Mapping, Ancient Salmonella, ALK Fusion Test for NSCLC In PLOS this week: MsCAVIAR approach to map causal variants, analysis of ancient Salmonella, and more.