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An analysis by the Personalized Medicine Coalition finds that about a quarter of new drugs approved in 2019 by the US Food and Drug Administration were personalized medicines.

The firm's AmplideX Fragile X Dx and Carrier Screen Kit is intended to help diagnose fragile X syndrome and assess parental risk of having a child with the syndrome.

The agency compiled the evolving list by drawing on information from drug labeling and the published literature and is asking stakeholders to provide feedback.

Foundation Medicine's liquid biopsy test will be used in the third stage of SCRUM-Japan, which focuses on advanced cancer patientsin Japan and other Asian countries.

The company also inked a deal with an investment bank to publicly offer from time to time up to $4.2 million of its stock.

The company filed the application based on the PAOLA-1 data, which showed HRD-positive ovarian cancer patients saw pronounced benefit from the combo.

The US Food and Drug Administration has issued an emergency use authorization for a test for the 2019-nCoV coronavirus.

The EUA allows the test to be used at all CDC-qualified labs in the US on patients who meet CDC criteria for testing for the coronavirus.

If granted, emergency use authorization is anticipated to help roll out standardized, consistent 2019-nCoV testing to public health labs in the US. 

The FDA has been prodding labs performing pharmacogenetic testing, and software firms providing reports from such testing, to undergo regulatory review.

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Master's and doctoral students in the UK call on funding groups to extend their grants for the duration of the disruption caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, the Guardian reports.

Squid can make edits to their RNA within the cytoplasm of their axons, Science News reports.

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is putting $25 million toward COVID-19 treatment research, according to the Verge.

In Science this week: researchers engineer version of Cas9 that is nearly PAM-less, and more.