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Columbia runs the 467-gene test on the Illumina HiSeq 2500 out of its CLIA-certified, CAP-accredited Laboratory of Personalized Genomic Medicine.

Researchers found a handful of individuals whose post-transfusion blood samples contained a new virus resembling hepaciviruses and pegiviruses.

RNA sequencing on samples from three New England seals revealed a new picornavirus that appears to share a common ancestor with human hepatitis A virus.

Under the Genomic Translation for ALS Clinical Care project, the partners will perform next-generation sequencing and clinical phenotyping on 1,500 ALS patients.

Public health researchers argue in NEJM that precision medicine initiatives will take away from needed efforts to improve population health.

Scientists from Columbia University have developed a microfluidic device that can capture RNA from single cells on glass plates or beads.

A Columbia University team has retracted its integrative genomic analysis of Alzheimer's disease Nature paper due to research misconduct.

Mutations present in tissue from Barrett's esophagus may help predict progression to high-grade dysplasia or cancer.

Drug companies are rushing toward genomic databases to inform their searches for new drugs, Reuters reports.

Using chromosomal microarrays, a Columbia University Medical Center-led team identified large genomic imbalances in pediatric chronic kidney disease, linking them to other disorders.

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A man has confessed to the rape and murder of developmental biologist Suzanne Eaton, according to the New York Times.

The Irish Times reports that US lawmakers and law enforcement agencies are concerned about ties between the US and Chinese genomics firms.

Parents of children with spinal muscular atrophy tell the Washington Post they are pushing to get insurance coverage of Novartis's Zolgensma.

In PNAS this week: gene mutations in individuals with syndromic craniosynostosis, putative colorectal cancer drivers, and more.