The study, the second major clinical validation of the test, was published in the same week that Cepheid reported strong first-quarter results and several financial analysts raised their earnings estimates for the company.
Findings in a NEJM study this week challenged previously reported data that alleles in the CYP2C19 gene can limit how certain carriers of the polymorphisms respond to Plavix.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: nanopore sequencing workflow to detect antibiotic resistance in gut microbes, TSSPlant tool, and more.
Because gene-edited organisms can cross borders, Gizmodo wonders whether there should be an international body to govern their use.
HHS Secretary nominee Tom Price is to go in front of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions today, NPR's Morning Edition reports.
Prior to being closed, Theranos' Arizona lab failed an inspection by regulators, according to the Wall Street Journal.