Genetic Alliance LunaDNA, Genetic Alliance to Merge Technology Platforms LunaDNA parent company LunaPBS will combine its technology platform with Genetic Alliance's PEER system to advance patient-centric research. Employee Wellness Bill Could Stifle Genetics Research in Age of Big-Data Studies Premium Any short-term gains the bill may have on encouraging healthier lifestyles wouldn’t be worth the crippling effects it could have on the genomics field, leaders in the space said. GINA Supporters Concerned House Bill Undermines Genetic Non-Discrimination Law Some 50 groups have signed a letter expressing strong opposition to a bill that would allow workplace wellness programs to collect employees' genetic information. Anti-Discrimination Law Clarifications Benefit Employers, May Confuse Public, Say Critics Premium EEOC final rules provide employers clarity on wellness programs, but they may confuse the public about genetic privacy and anti-discrimination laws, some groups said. Genetic Alliance Finds Cancer Patients Want Genetic Info, Receptive to Participating in Research Premium Genetic Alliance researchers have come up with recommendations for the UK's NHS on how to incorporate whole-genome sequencing into standard cancer care. Apr 7, 2016 Warren, Enzi Bill Seeks to Tighten Protections for Genetic Information in Research Premium Jan 26, 2016 EEOC-Proposed Rule Raises Concerns it Will Weaken Genetic Anti-Discrimination Protections Premium Jun 23, 2015 Claritas Genomics Adopts Genetic Alliance's PEER Platform for Patient Results Sharing Apr 3, 2015 Proposed Incentivized Wellness Bill Raises Concerns about Employee Privacy Under GINA Jun 11, 2014 Genetic Alliance Urges Members to Sign Letter to Congress about Tricare Non-Coverage of LDTs Premium Jul 31, 2013 Syapse Providing 'Free the Data' Software Infrastructure to Enable Data Mining, Visualization Premium Jun 24, 2013 Genetic Alliance Joins Oracle Network in Effort to Facilitate Clinical Trials Jun 19, 2013 With New BRCA Testing Options, Patient Groups Advise Women to Speak to Genetics Expert, Share Reports Premium May 23, 2013 Genetic Alliance, NCHPEG Team on Curriculum to Prep Docs for Genomic Medicine Dec 13, 2012 Sanofi Funds New Patient-centered Disease Registry Project May 24, 2012 Advocates Nudge Obama to Expand Open Access without Congress Dec 22, 2011 Stakeholders Say Public Health Genomics Needs Attention, Funding Oct 12, 2011 Genetic Alliance Launches Genomic Medicine Curriculum for El Camino Docs Premium Sep 8, 2011 Genetic Alliance Launches Public Newborn Screening Resource May 25, 2011 New Genomic Data-Sharing Efforts Aim to Bridge Pharma's Revenue-Innovation Gap Premium Mar 2, 2011 Tight Budgets Defund Key CDC Effort, but Director Will Retain Focus on Public Health Genomics Premium Jan 12, 2011 Survey Shows Declining Public Interest in PGx, Poor Grasp of Genomics Issues Premium Apr 7, 2010 Pairings: Apr 7, 2010 Premium Mar 24, 2010 NIH's Genetic Testing Registry to Launch in 2011, But Will Dx Firms, Labs Voluntarily Participate? Premium Mar 3, 2010 After GINA, Where Do Life Insurance Firms Stand on Using Genomic Information for Coverage Decisions? Premium Load More Breaking News Pediatric Medulloblastoma Subgroups May Benefit from Lower-Dose Radiation Therapy Space Radiation Shows Limited Effects on Mammalian Sperm DNA, Fertility Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: 10x Genomics, Swift Biosciences, Agilent Technologies, More In Brief This Week: Quantum-Si, TGen, Yale, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Invitae, PGDx, Oxford Nanopore, PacBio, More The Scan Fertility Fraud Found Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today. Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports. Test Warning The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK. Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.