Beth Israel Deaconess Esophageal Cancer Case Study Suggests Utility as Clinicians Explore Expanded Uses for Liquid Biopsy Premium Investigators reported on how ctDNA, measured using Natera's patient-specific Signatera assays, corresponded to a patient's disease progression and other biomarkers. Gray Foundation Awards $25M in Cancer Research Grants The grant recipients will receive up to $5 million each and are led by scientists at institutions including Harvard Medical School and the Cleveland Clinic. MMRF to Bolster Recently Launched Clinical, Genomic Patient Data Registry With Immune Profiles Premium Data from MMRF's Immune Atlas will be included in its recently launched CureCloud, a registry of clinical, genomic, and EHR data from multiple myeloma patients. MiRxes Rolls out Gastric Cancer qPCR Dx in Europe; Expands Operations to US, Asia Premium The Singapore-based firm has established a US subsidiary and named distributors to sell its products across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Lean Body Mass Meta-Analysis Leads to New Loci With discovery and replication meta-analyses on data for more than 100,000 individuals, researchers identified variants that influence lean mass near five genes. Jun 6, 2017 Hereditary Cancer Panel Study Suggests Germline Mutations Missed in Some Pancreatic Cancers Feb 6, 2017 Pancreatic Cancer Liquid Biopsy Test to Be First Product of Harvard Spinout Biomarx Therapeutics Premium Aug 4, 2016 Ambry Genetics, Collaborators to Study Mutation Prevalence in Pancreatic Cancer Sep 17, 2015 NIH Awards Beth Israel Team $3M to Continue Study of Heart Disease Biomarkers Sep 1, 2015 Study Shows One Tenth of miRNAs From Stored Plasma Samples Meet Reproducibility Standards Premium Aug 20, 2015 Team Describes Apparent Mechanism for Obesity Risk Variant in FTO Aug 7, 2015 New Study Describes Development of Simoa Assays for C. Diff Toxin Detection Premium Sep 23, 2014 Jackson Lab, Beth Israel to Team on Clinical Genomics Sep 23, 2014 Cancer Genetics, Beth Israel Deaconess to Study Genomic Markers for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Outcomes Jul 10, 2014 Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Launches Institute for RNA Medicine Premium Sep 5, 2013 Beth Israel Team Using RainDance Digital PCR to Measure miRNA Biomarkers in Cardiac Patients Premium Mar 27, 2013 Q&A: Ramy Arnaout on Predicting the Costs and Time Required for Reducing Drug-Related Adverse Outcomes via PGx Premium Jan 23, 2013 With $1.3M NIH Grant, Beth Israel to Advance National Genomics Curriculum for Pathology Residents Premium Dec 26, 2012 Beth Israel Deaconess Funded for Pathologist Genomics Training Program Oct 24, 2012 Study Finds Dopamine Gene Variant Predictive of Placebo Response in IBS Patients Premium Oct 11, 2012 Monkey Study Points to Gut Virome Shift During AIDS Development Jun 13, 2012 Sequencing Step Now 'Trivial' Part of Clinical Genomics Pipeline amid Analysis, Reimbursement Challenges Premium Mar 21, 2012 Quest Launches MDx that May Predict Kidney Transplant Rejection Earlier than Current Methods Premium Mar 16, 2012 Quest, Beth Israel, Weill Cornell Collaborate on MDx for Organ Renal Transplant Rejection Feb 9, 2012 Forsyth, Quanterix, and Beth Israel to Collaborate on TB Test Load More Breaking News Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel Type 1 Diabetes GWAS, Fine-Mapping Leads to New Genetic Loci, Potential Drug Targets LSU Health Sciences Center Wins $2.4M to Lead SARS-CoV-2 Variant Sequencing Program NanoString Technologies, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Partner on Cell Therapy Project BGI Americas Collaborating With Champions Oncology on Proteomic Cancer Research Personal Genome Diagnostics Inks Cancer Genomic Profiling Deal with Duke University Health System The Scan Missed Early Cases A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports. Limited Journal Editor Diversity A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist. How Much of a Threat? Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned. PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.