CPT Editorial Panel

Myriad remains bullish about its business expansion and revenue growth prospects, despite several ongoing events outside its control that stand to impact its business.

The AMA's CPT Editorial Panel held a meeting in which stakeholders continued ongoing discussions regarding a new CPT coding structure in the works for molecular diagnostics and genetic tests. The new coding structure is expected to take hold in 2012.

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is investing in Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's BioRxiv.

A study appearing in PLOS One finds that shortened consent forms don't affect clinical trial participants' understanding of the study.

The National Security Agency monitored signal intelligence for signs of "nefarious" genetic engineering projects, Gizmodo reports.

In Nature this week: barley genome sequenced, method for genotyping and phasing short tandem repeats, and more.