Addenbrooke' Hospital will manage and facilitate the fulfillment orders of the firm's PredictSure IBD orders, as well as receive and process all samples.
Matt Hancock, the UK health secretary, is calling for the swift rollout of predictive genetic tests, the Guardian reports.
The National Health Service in England is to offer healthy individuals the option of paying to have their genomes analyzed, according to the Guardian.
National Health Service England has a new 10-year plan that includes the expansion of genetic testing, according to New Scientist.
A UK woman sues a hospital for not telling her of her father's genetic testing results, the Guardian reports.
The NHS will expand on existing efforts such as the 100,000 Genomes Project and will offer people with rare diseases the opportunity to sequence their genomes.
The Guardian reports that England's National Health Service is to offer routine genomic medicine starting in October.
The £550,000 award is part of a larger multi-partner grant to develop and implement a point-of-care test to avoid antibiotic-related hearing loss in newborns.
A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.
Although a draft guidance last month recommended against use of molecular tests to guide chemotherapy, the group's finalized decision is subject to price negotiation and other adjustments.
The New York Times Magazine examines gender discrimination at the Salk Institute.
Science reports that MD Anderson Cancer Center has dismissed three researchers over foreign tie concerns.
A second death in gene therapy trial for type 1 spinal muscular atrophy is under investigation, according to Reuters.
In PLOS this week: antibiotic resistance patterns in Escherichia coli, a dozen genetic loci tied to varicose vein risk, and more.