Geisinger Health System Geisinger Wins $5M NIH Grant to Develop Point-of-Care Genetic Diagnostic Tool The proposed "High Impact Phenotype Identification System" aims to reduce time to diagnosis of 13 high-impact genetic conditions. People in the News: New Appointments at Genetron Health, BioSkryb, Geisinger, More Geisinger Trial to Evaluate Chatbot to Boost Cascade Testing in Familial Hypercholesterolemia Premium The trial is examining new tools to identify patients with FH and help patients communicate disease risk to at-risk family members. Geisinger Health System Wins $3.6M NIH Grant to Study Genetics of Cancer Risk The health system will partner with the NCI to look for new cancer risk variants in a large population biobank, in the hopes of improving screening and care. Exome Sequencing Provides Molecular Diagnosis in Portion of Cerebral Palsy Cases A Geisinger and GeneDx team found exome sequencing can lead to a molecular diagnosis for 10 percent to 33 percent of people with cerebral palsy. Jan 23, 2020 Geisinger National Experts Join Genome Medical to Help Implement Population Genomics Programs Premium Nov 11, 2019 Chatbots Could Help Human Genetic Counselors Focus on Patient Concerns Jul 2, 2019 Dilated Cardiomyopathy Risk Increased in Only Some With Titin Truncations May 20, 2019 Startup GenomeSmart to Address Lack of Genetic Testing Knowledge With Digital Solution Premium Feb 28, 2019 Geisinger, Johns Hopkins Testing Liquid Biopsy Assay for Early Cancer Detection Jan 8, 2019 JP Morgan Healthcare, Day One: 10x Genomics, Myriad, Bruker, Konica Minolta, Geisinger Nov 19, 2018 At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Discuss Why, How Gene Variants Are Reclassified Sep 25, 2018 Geisinger Deploys 'Gia' Chatbot to Help Genetic Counselors Manage MyCode Participants Premium Sep 21, 2018 Geisinger Exome Study IDs Breast Cancer Risk Variants That May Not Have Been Detected in Routine Care Sep 11, 2018 Yale to Launch Large-Scale Genomic Medicine Project Premium Aug 9, 2018 Geisinger Team Describes Approach for Returning Secondary Genomic Findings to Research Participants Jun 29, 2018 Reassessment of Genes' Links to Brugada Syndrome Finds Only One With Definitive Evidence May 7, 2018 Geisinger Health System to Launch Free Clinical Exome Sequencing Pilot to Predict Disease Risk Premium Jan 26, 2018 Large-Scale Sequencing Projects Navigate Grey Area Between Research, Clinical Testing Premium Nov 16, 2017 Regeneron Says Large-Scale Human Genetics Starting to Generate New Drug Targets Premium Nov 16, 2017 Geisinger Experience Implementing Precision Medicine Spurs New Effort to Help Others Do the Same Premium Sep 27, 2017 Clear Genetics Developing Chatbot to Triage, Supplement Genetic Counseling Premium Jul 26, 2017 Helix Launches Genomics App Store, but Will Consumers Pay? May 26, 2017 ClinGen Team Presents Proposed Gene-Disease Association Classification Framework May 25, 2017 Targeting ANGPTL3 Could Lead to Development of Heart Disease Therapies Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.