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. Nov 17, 2016 Curable Launches Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis Genome Project Nov 10, 2016 Illumina, Mayo Clinic Partner to Study Genetic Disorders Oct 11, 2016 Availability, Access to Targeted Drugs Remains a Challenge for Realizing Impact of Cancer Sequencing Premium Oct 10, 2016 Ambry Genetics Study Indicates Continued Need for Sanger Confirmation in NGS Testing Oct 4, 2016 Mayo Clinic Implements Pharmacogenomic Testing Into Electronic Records for Real-Time Alerts Premium Sep 12, 2016 Mayo Clinic Inks Biosample Management Deal With ISpecimen Aug 3, 2016 Microbiomes of Breast Cancer, Normal Tissue Differ Jun 27, 2016 Mayo Clinic, Transplant Genomics Ink Collaboration May 26, 2016 Mayo Clinic Awarded $142M by NIH to Create Biobank for Precision Medicine Initiative May 5, 2016 Families at Risk for Breast Cancer Gain Little Benefit, More Uncertainty From Expanded Gene Panel Mar 18, 2016 Mapping of FOXA1 Binding Reveals How it Differentially Regulates Gene Expression in Cancer Mar 18, 2016 Mayo's Center for Individualized Medicine Explores WGS, Diagnostic Exomes, PGx Analysis, Gene Panels Dec 8, 2015 Mayo Clinic Researchers Uncover Six Possible Protein Biomarkers for Bipolar Disorder Oct 29, 2015 Q&A: Susan Wolf on Recommendations for Returning Genomic Results to Families of Study Participants Premium Aug 18, 2015 Mayo Team Turns to NGS Method to Understand Role of HPV in Cancer Premium Aug 18, 2015 Illumina, Investment Firms Form Consumer Genomics Company Aug 14, 2015 Mayo Clinic Team Shares Comparison of Sequencing, Array Methods for Methylation Profiling Premium Jul 8, 2015 Mayo Researchers Develop MP-seq Test to Detect Rearrangements in Cancers, Genetic Disease Premium Jun 17, 2015 Seeking Broader Support, House Committee Moves Dx Regulatory Proposal into Draft Legislation Premium Jun 11, 2015 NEJM Studies Define New Molecular Subtypes for Glioma Premium Load More Breaking News Seven Bridges, ZS Genetics Partner for Multiomics Analytics in Drug Development BioMérieux Receives CE Mark for Vitek Clinical Microbiology Mass Spec System People in the News: New Appointments at Helix, Fulgent Genetics, IDbyDNA, Quantum-Si, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Centogene, Meridian Bioscience, Oxford Nanopore, More Indivumed, Oslo University Hospital Partner on AI-Driven Colorectal Cancer Research Cystic Fibrosis-Related Airway Cell Changes Revealed in Single-Cell Transcriptome Study The Scan Pfizer-BioNTech Seek Full Vaccine Approval According to the New York Times, Pfizer and BioNTech are seeking full US Food and Drug Administration approval for their SARS-CoV-2 vaccine. Viral Integration Study Critiqued Science writes that a paper reporting that SARS-CoV-2 can occasionally integrate into the host genome is drawing criticism. Giraffe Species Debate The Scientist reports that a new analysis aiming to end the discussion of how many giraffe species there are has only continued it. Science Papers Examine Factors Shaping SARS-CoV-2 Spread, Give Insight Into Bacterial Evolution In Science this week: genomic analysis points to role of human behavior in SARS-CoV-2 spread, and more.