Inova Translational Medicine Institute Heart Transplant Cell-Free DNA Test Enables Earlier Detection of Acute Rejection Than Biopsy Premium The researchers hope that donor-derived cell-free DNA testing to monitor rejection can help relieve racial disparities in heart transplant outcomes. Ovarian Cancer Omics Consortium Receives $500K DoD Grant for Early Detection Biomarker Discovery The consortium is comprised of researchers from Inova, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Mayo Clinic, and MD Anderson Cancer Center. Inova Decides to End PGx Test Offerings in Response to FDA Warning Letter How labs — including those that are part of other healthcare systems — offering PGx testing will react to Inova's decision to not engage with the FDA remains to be seen. FDA Warning Letter to Inova Raises Questions About Agency Overreach Into Practice of Medicine Premium Pharmacogenetics and legal experts took particular issue with the agency's suggestion that "established" drug/gene relationships are found only in FDA-approved drug labels. FDA Warns Inova to Stop Performing MediMap Tests Without Proper Regulatory Approvals The agency said the MediMap tests are in violation of Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act because they are intended, in part, for use in disease diagnosis. Mar 28, 2018 Ambitious TGAC Collaboration Looks to Re-Engineer Genomics Research to Predict Phenotypes Premium Mar 2, 2018 NIH, Inova Seek to Predict Health Conditions by Studying Genotypes Nov 16, 2017 Inova Bullish on Cloudera Technology for Genomics, but Still in Early Days Premium May 17, 2017 Inova Aims to Offer Unique Home for Startups Through Its Personalized Health Accelerator Premium Nov 17, 2016 Following Newborn Pharmacogenomics Program, Inova Launches PGx Testing for Adults Apr 12, 2016 Translational Software Adds Inova to Customer Roster for PGx Solution Premium Feb 10, 2016 Inova Offering Newborn PGx Testing as First Step Toward Clinical Adoption of Genomic Medicine Premium Feb 24, 2015 New Industry-Academic Consortium Aims to Develop Communal Allele Frequency Data Repository Premium Feb 11, 2015 Inova to Use GenoSpace Platform for Whole-Genome Sequencing Project Apr 2, 2014 Following Study, Inova Plans 'Whole-Genome Sequencing by Prescription' for Sick Newborns in 2015 Premium Mar 27, 2014 Inova Translational Medicine Institute, Personalis Partner for Diagnostic Genome Interpretation Aug 8, 2013 Inova, GNS Collaborate on Models for Predicting Preterm Birth Risk Sep 21, 2011 Complete Genomics Says Human Sequencing Shifting from Research to Clinical Market Premium Aug 9, 2011 Complete Views Inova Contract as First of Many Healthcare Deals, Expects CLIA Certification in 2012 Premium Breaking News In Brief This Week: Veracyte, Danaher, Chembio Diagnostics, and More Decode Genetics Plasma Proteome Study Improves Understanding of Disease Pathogenesis Euformatics Gains CE-IVD Mark for OmnomicsNGS People in the News: New Appointments at SomaLogic, 23andMe, Pacific Biosciences, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: GenDx, Eurofins Technologies, Codex DNA, More Variant Identified in Amish Population Appears to Protect From Cardiovascular Disease The Scan Steps for Quick Review The US Food and Drug Administration is preparing for the quick review of drugs and vaccines for the Omicron variant, according to the Wall Street Journal. Moving Away From Using Term 'Race' A new analysis finds that geneticists are using the term "race" in their papers less than in years past, as Science reports. Point of the Program The Guardian writes that some scientists have called the design of a UK newborn sequencing program into question. Science Papers Present Multi-Omic Analysis of Lung Cells, Regulation of Cardiomyocyte Proliferation In Science this week: a multi-omic analysis of lung cells focuses on RIT1-regulated pathways, and more.