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. Oct 10, 2011 NIH Funds Study of Ethics of Sharing DNA Information with Relatives Oct 5, 2011 Mayo Finds Little Evidence that DTC Tests Stir Risk Worries Jul 19, 2011 Mayo Clinic Licenses IP from Qiagen to Develop PCR Test for TB Speciation Premium Jul 18, 2011 Mayo Clinic Licenses TB Technology from Qiagen Jun 28, 2011 Variability Across RNA-seq Experiments Suggests Need for Careful Study Design Premium Jun 23, 2011 Rheonix, Mayo Clinic Ink Pact to Evaluate Warfarin-Sensitivity Test Premium Jun 23, 2011 Mayo Extends CTSA with $65M NCRR Grant Jun 21, 2011 Supreme Court to Hear Natural Phenomena Patentability Case Jun 21, 2011 Correction: Mayo Clinic, Rheonix Partner to Evaluate Warfarin Test May 11, 2011 Mayo Clinic Plans 2012 Launch for Sequencing-Based Colon Cancer Panel Premium May 10, 2011 Transposon-based System Gauges Protein Function, Expression in Zebrafish May 2, 2011 Study Implicates Methyltransferase Gene in Neurodegenerative Condition Apr 19, 2011 Exome Sequencing of Metastatic Melanoma IDs Mutations in Pathway with Clinical Significance Premium Apr 7, 2011 Minnesota Partnership Funds New Studies Mar 9, 2011 Iverson Begins CMS-Funded Warfarin PGx Study; Plans to Return Test Results Within 24 Hours Premium Mar 4, 2011 Minnesota Partnership Expects Deficit-Driven Cuts Feb 22, 2011 IP Watch: Recent Patents Related to PCR, Nucleic Acid Amplification, and Sample Prep: Feb 22, 2011 Premium Feb 22, 2011 Sequencing of Cancer Patient Illustrates Future of Technology in Treatment Decisions Premium Feb 10, 2011 Geospiza Awarded SBIR Grant to Develop Application for Cancer DNA Variations Jan 6, 2011 Genotyping Study Finds MS Risk Variant More Common in Women Load More Breaking News 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 Ginkgo Bioworks Acquires Dutch DNA Biotech 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.