The guidelines suggest researchers recontact participants when there is change in the interpretation of their genetic results that could affect medical management.
Early results from preemptive genomic testing are raising questions about the prevalence and penetrance of pathogenic variants, and who is pursuing such testing.
During the first year of the TRIDENT-2 study, 74,000 women opted for NIPT, which was switched from in-house-developed platforms to Illumina's VeriSeq in May of this year.
In the Finnish GeneRisk study, patients at high risk for heart disease were especially motivated to take action if their polygenic risk score was high.
At ASHG, researchers described how RNA sequencing can help clarify whether variants are likely to be pathogenic, improving diagnoses of genetic disorders.
The study provided whole-exome diagnostic sequencing for 106 newborns with hearing loss while also offering optional screening results for genes associated with childhood-onset conditions.
The firm plans to conduct a prospective trial of a pan cancer assay and aims to bring another assay focused on colorectal cancer through FDA clearance.
Researchers at ASHG reported on projects studying the potential of implementing on a large scale rapid WGS in NICUs for faster diagnosis of genetic disorders.
Researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center identified clinically actionable germline mutations in 8.5 percent of about 2,700 unselected lung cancer patients.
The company presented Color Data as a resource for variant classification scientists and hopes it will inspire industry peers to similarly share data.
Mainichi reports that 43 percent of Japanese individuals said they did not want to eat agricultural products that had been modified using gene-editing tools.
Two US Department of Agriculture research departments are moving to the Kansas City area, according to the Washington Post.
Slate's Jane Hu compares some at-home genetic tests to astrology.
In PLOS this week: analysis of polygenic risk scores for skin cancer, chronic pain GWAS, and more.