Nationwide Children's Hospital Nationwide Children's Reports High Diagnostic Yield of Combined DNA, RNA Analysis in Pediatric Cancers Comprehensive analysis by a team led by Elaine Mardis has given 93 percent of around 150 pediatric cancer patients at least one medically actionable finding. FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorization for Seasun Biomaterials, Nationwide Children's Hospital Coronavirus Tests The RT-PCR-based tests are designed to detect SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid in a range of upper and lower respiratory specimens including nasal swabs and sputum. Pediatric Oncologists Employing Variety of Sequencing Strategies for Treatment, Research Premium Though some experts prefer the comprehensive nature of whole-genome sequencing, others find whole-exome sequencing or targeted exome panels to be more useful. Next-Generation Sequencing of Pediatric Cancer Patients Could Transform Treatment Paradigms Premium Combined DNA/RNA-seq efforts in various settings could lead to new ways of treating kids with drugs meant for adults or to the development of new therapies. Combined Analysis of DNA, RNA Gaining Popularity in Pediatric Cancer Research At the AACR meeting, Elaine Mardis detailed efforts at Nationwide Children's Hospital to sequence patients' DNA and RNA to help inform therapeutic decisions. Mar 27, 2019 Nationwide Children's Aims to Demonstrate Benefits of Comprehensive Cancer Sequencing Premium Feb 23, 2018 Q&A: Elaine Mardis and Rick Wilson on the First Cancer Genome and the Dawn of Clinical Genomics Premium Jan 4, 2018 Nationwide Children's Hospital Integrating Genomics Into Clinical Care Premium Sep 18, 2017 AGBT Precision Health Panel Discussion on Returning Genomic Test Results Reveals Many Uncertainties Premium May 30, 2017 Nationwide Foundation Donates $10M to Nationwide Children's Pediatric Innovation Fund Sep 21, 2016 GenomeNext Looking to Woo Market With 'Holistic' Approach to Bioinformatics Analysis Premium May 31, 2016 Mardis and Wilson to Implement Clinical Sequencing Pipelines at Nationwide Children's Hospital Premium May 22, 2016 Nationwide Children's Hospital Recruits WUSTL's Wilson, Mardis to Lead Genomic Medicine Effort Sep 30, 2015 Physician-Investigators Win $5.8M in NIH Funds to Detect Bacterial Infection in Febrile Infants Premium Jul 9, 2015 St. Jude, Collaborators Awarded $15M NIH Grant to Support Leukemia Genomic Research Premium Jun 5, 2015 Nationwide Foundation Gifts $10M for Children's Genomics Research Jan 2, 2014 'Direct' HSV Test for Neonates Leads Focus Dx's Assay Pipeline; Clinical Trial Data Positive Premium Jun 18, 2013 Arrays Increasingly Adopted for Stillbirth Studies, though Questions about Cost, Counseling Remain Premium Jun 28, 2012 IP Watch: Roche, Sequenom, Rubicon, NetBio, Riken, DNAForm, Cepheid and More Win US Patents Premium Mar 9, 2010 Cytogenetics Labs ID New Genetic Disorder by Array CGH Premium Apr 14, 2009 BioArray Briefs: 2009.04.14 Premium Apr 8, 2009 Ohio Hospital Named Agilent CSP for Assays Breaking News Ancient DNA Analysis Highlights Three Ancestral Populations in Japan FDA Warns of Potential False Positives With Abbott SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Tests New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Beckman Coulter, Thermo Fisher Scientific, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, NHGRI, Dante Labs, Ancestry, More Thermo Fisher Scientific Expects 12 Percent Revenue Growth in 2022 In Brief This Week: Myriad Genetics, Danaher, Co-Diagnostics, and More The Scan For Those Thick Tiger Stripes Tigers in India with thick stripes harbor a genetic change, as Gizmodo reports. High GABA Tomatoes The Japan News reports that genome-edited tomatoes with higher GABA levels are now for sale in Japan. Approach for Inclusivity and Diversity A National Human Genome Research Institute team calls for the field to "adopt diversity as an ethos." Science Papers on Tumors Immune System Evasion; Drivers of Genomic Instability, Inflammation In Science this week: study of how tumors evade the adaptive immune system, and more.