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The NAM, NAS, and Royal Society have formed a commission to develop a framework on the proper use of genome editing, and convened its first meeting in Washington, DC, this week.

Novartis replaced two top executives from its AveXis unit following data manipulation during early testing of its new gene therapy, Reuters reports.

The immune sequencing firm is working on kit-ifying its two existing tests, as well as developing a second clinical test and expanding the label for clonoSeq.

The FDA center of excellence has engaged the technology vendor to incorporate real-world evidence into regulatory decision-making for precision oncology treatments.

The firm reported total revenues of $215.4 million, up from $193.9 million in fiscal Q4 2018, but below the consensus Wall Street estimate of $221.0 million.

Data, Manipulated

US Food and Drug Administration says some data from early testing of Novartis' Zolgensma was manipulated, according to Reuters.

The test will be used to identify which metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer patients harbor germline BRCA mutations and will likely benefit from Lynparza.

Filter tips for use with QiaSymphony SP/AS instruments may leak, which could lead to delayed or inaccurate results and cause serious injury or death.

While the FDA has expressed concerns about PGx testing, CEO Erik Hennings said the company has taken measures to limit the risk of consumer harm.

The test is designed to detect clinically relevant pathogens and markers of antibiotic resistance from bronchoalveolar lavage specimens.

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According to Gizmodo, researchers have developed a list of a million nucleic acid-like polymers that could store genetic information.

An opinion piece in the Washington Post argues that golden rice could save the sight and lives of many children.

US National Institutes of Health has issued a new draft data-sharing policy, ScienceInsider reports.

In Cell this week: analysis of immune microenvironment in hepatocellular carcinoma, proteogenomic analysis of clear cell renal cell carcinoma, and more.