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.
Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.
St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.
In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.