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Regeneron is covering the cost of the sequencing and genotyping, and both partners will have access to the data for research purposes.

Exact Sciences and the Mayo Clinic are working to develop a blood test for pancreatic cancer that might be able to diagnose patients with early-stage disease.

By profiling hereditary risk variants in women with breast cancer, researchers hope to lay the foundation for future genetic testing programs in the Caribbean country.

With 10,000 of Mayo's patients now sequenced for 77 genes, a subset of this information is being used to inform care while the bulk of the data is spurring research projects.

Newsweek discusses the privacy issues raised by digital medicine.

The test will leverage next-generation sequencing to sequence PCR amplicons of the UL54 and UL97 genes in which drug resistance with CMV has been associated.

A busy second day of the JP Morgan conference saw Thermo Fisher's Marc Casper discuss the firm's R&D focus and Exact Sciences' Kevin Conroy discuss plans for Cologuard sales growth.

The research highlighted particular challenges for gram-negative organisms among a population of higher-risk patients.

The test covers 27 genes in which variants are known to contribute to the effectiveness or safety of more than 360 medications for 30 conditions.

Researchers have uncovered three families in which individuals inherited mitochondrial DNA from their fathers, upending existing belief.

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The Hill reports President Donald Trump issued an executive directing federal agencies to cut the number of board and advisory committees they have.

The New York Times reports that researchers are combining tools to more quickly develop crops to feed a growing population and cope with shifting climates.

Scientists in Canada are looking to the UK's plan to sequence children with rare conditions for inspiration, the National Post reports.

In PNAS this week: copy number changes arose during polar bear evolution, genomic and transcriptomic analysis of the Siberian hamster, and more.