Mayo Clinic Phenomix, Mayo Clinic Ink Licensing Deal for Obesity Phenotype Blood Test Phenomix said its MyPhenome test uses a multiomics and artificial intelligence platform to predict patients' obesity phenotypes. WuXi Diagnostics Closes $150M Series B Financing Round The Chinese company said it would use some of the funding to advance its integrated diagnostics research and development pipeline. BRCA2 Variants of Unknown Significance Reclassified Through Functional Data Additions Researchers reclassified 86 percent of variants initially determined to be VUS, potentially changing surveillance or treatment approaches for patients. Stella Diagnostics, Mayo Clinic Collaborating on Barrett's Esophagus Protein Markers The partners will use mass spec to look at markers in Barrett's patients who either progressed to more severe disease states or remained stable over a 10-year period. Cue Health Ramping Up COVID-19 Test Production Following Positive Mayo Clinic Study, DoD Funding Premium The test uses isothermal nucleic acid amplification to return results in 20 minutes at the point of care, and demonstrated 98 percent agreement with PCR testing. Dec 5, 2018 New York State Approves OneOme PGx Test Nov 27, 2018 Mitochondrial DNA Can Be Paternally Inherited in Humans, New Study Finds Nov 16, 2018 Mayo Clinic Spinout Phenomix Sciences Launches $1M Seed Funding Round Nov 9, 2018 National Cancer Institute Awards $4M to Brain Tumor Sequencing Projects Oct 31, 2018 Colorectal Cancer Microbiomes May Differ With Mismatch Repair Status Oct 11, 2018 Multiple Myeloma Subtypes Linked to Patients' African Ancestry Oct 4, 2018 Mayo Clinic Launches Educational Consumer Genetics App That Also Provides Some Health Results Premium Aug 16, 2018 CoreBiome Awarded $220K Translational Product Development Grant Aug 7, 2018 Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Risk Linked to Germline Variants in Several Cancer Genes Jul 6, 2018 Mayo Clinic Researchers Use Targeted Sequencing to Diagnose Short Telomere Syndrome Jun 19, 2018 Pancreatic Cancer Risk Linked to Germline Mutations in Six Cancer Predisposition Genes Jun 18, 2018 Mayo Team Describes Clinical RNA Sequencing Assay for Oncogenic Fusions Premium Jun 10, 2018 Metagenomics Enables Researchers to Uncover Pathogens, Drug Resistance Genes May 22, 2018 Cytox, Mayo Clinic Team Up to Study Alzheimer's Disease Assays Apr 3, 2018 TCGA Pan-Cancer Studies Describe New Tumor Features, Subtypes Mar 12, 2018 Small Subset of SIDS Cases Linked to Heart Disease in Exome Analysis Feb 16, 2018 Colorectal Cancer Clues Provided by Polyp Profiles Jan 31, 2018 SkylineDx, Mayo Clinic to Develop Diagnostic Tests for Melanoma Jan 8, 2018 Veritas Genetics, Mayo Clinic Partner to Expand Access to WGS Dec 14, 2017 PathoQuest, Mayo Clinic to Study Use of Test for Febrile Neutropenia Load More Breaking News Atonarp Raises $50M in Series D Round Genomtec Gets CE-IVD Mark for Saliva-Based Molecular SARS-CoV-2 Test Oncocyte Posts $1.1M in Q1 Revenues, Beating Wall Street Expectations Namocell, SingLab Technologies Ink Distribution Agreement for Singapore Mitochondrial DNA Analysis Uncovers Influence of Genetic Variation on Hundreds of Phenotypes Bipolar Disorder GWAS Meta-Analysis Points to Potential Treatment Targets The Scan Gap in COVAX Doses BBC News reports that COVAX is experiencing a vaccine shortfall, as the Serum Institute of India has paused exports. Sanofi, GSK Report Promising Results The Wall Street Journal reports that the candidate SARS-CoV-2 vaccine from Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline has had encouraging early results. Influence of Luck The New York Times examines how the US avoided variant-fueled increases in COVID-19 cases. PLOS Papers on Retina GWAS, Hantaan Virus, COVID-19 Phenome-Wide Association Study In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of retinal morphology, analysis of hantaan virus found in a mouse, and more.