OHSU Healthy Oregon Project Reports at ACMG on Population Genetic Screening Efforts The project has screened more than 17,000 participants for inherited genetic disorders, particularly hereditary cancer syndromes and familial hypercholesterolemia. Biological Dynamics, OHSU Partner to Validate Pancreatic Cancer Early Detection Test The collaboration will involve testing 520 samples from pancreatic cancer patients and healthy individuals using the exosome-isolating ExoVita Pancreas assay. OHSU Researchers Push Throughput, Accessibility for Single-Cell Epigenetic Assays Premium An improved sample prep workflow for single-cell methylation analysis offers the prospect of commercialization, which could be readily taken up in cancer genomics. Cancer Centers Nudge Oncologists Toward DPYD Testing as PGx Supporters Push For Guidelines Change Premium Several institutions, swayed by PGx experts and advocates, are setting up DPYD testing to avoid deadly chemo toxicities in patients even though the NCCN and FDA don't back it. Scale Biosciences, Still in Stealth Mode, to Develop Single-Cell, Spatial Biology Tech Premium UW professor Jay Shendure and ex-Illumina R&D maven Frank Steemers have teamed up to commercialize combinatorial indexing-based sequencing assays. Nov 17, 2020 NanoString Technologies, OHSU Partner on Breast Cancer Spatial Protein Profiling Assay Development Oct 29, 2020 Dozens of Introduction Events Sparked SARS-CoV-2 Spread in Oregon, Sequence Data Suggests Premium Oct 20, 2020 Ymir Genomics Licenses Urine Biomarkers for Liver Disease Detection From OHSU May 12, 2020 New Methods Draw Single-Cell, Spatial Genomics Data Closer Together Premium Feb 20, 2020 Radiation-Boosted Liquid Biopsy Shows Promise in Early-Stage Lung Cancer Premium Jan 13, 2020 Taproot's Master Observational Trial Attempting to Gather Missing Outcomes Data in Precision Oncology Premium Jan 2, 2020 Taproot Health, Five Cancer Centers Agree to Conduct Precision Oncology Master Trial, Share Data May 7, 2019 Kiyatec Targeting Clinical Oncology Space With 3D Cell Culture Technology Premium Jan 10, 2019 Bioinformatics Startup Looks to Break Data Silos for Precision Medicine Premium Oct 17, 2018 Acute Myeloid Leukemia Analysis Brings Together Integrated Omic, Drug Response Profiles May 11, 2018 Genome Sequencing Increases Sensitivity of Preconception Carrier Screens, CSER Study Finds Nov 14, 2017 Ymir Genomics, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Collaborate to Develop HCC Biomarkers Sep 28, 2017 Biological Dynamics Signs Tech Access Deal With OHSU Aug 2, 2017 Gene Editing Used to Repair Inherited Mutation in Embryos May 26, 2017 OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Wins $9.2M NCI Grant Apr 3, 2017 Biocept, OHSU Reach Deal on Liquid Biopsy Nov 10, 2016 NanoString, OHSU Partner on Myeloid Gene Expression Panels Oct 24, 2016 Precision Medicine Master Trial Aims to Tailor Therapy for Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patients Premium Sep 21, 2016 Global Ocean Virus Genome Collection Sheds Light on Ecosystem Apr 4, 2016 Intel-OHSU Data Sharing Cloud to Include Pilot Projects in Prostate, Other Cancers Premium Load More Breaking News SEC Concludes CareDx Investigation, Recommends No Enforcement Action Streck Quality Controls for DiaSorin's Luminex Sepsis Tests Receive FDA Clearance Adela Closes $48M Financing to Develop Cancer Monitoring, Early Detection Test 3EO Health At-Home Molecular COVID-19 Test Nabs FDA EUA Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: IVDR Rollout, AI in Genomics, 10x vs. NanoString, More The Scan Positive Framing of Genetic Studies Can Spark Mistrust Among Underrepresented Groups Researchers in Human Genetics and Genomics Advances report that how researchers describe genomic studies may alienate potential participants. Small Study of Gene Editing to Treat Sickle Cell Disease In a Novartis-sponsored study in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers found that a CRISPR-Cas9-based treatment targeting promoters of genes encoding fetal hemoglobin could reduce disease symptoms. Gut Microbiome Changes Appear in Infants Before They Develop Eczema, Study Finds Researchers report in mSystems that infants experienced an enrichment in Clostridium sensu stricto 1 and Finegoldia and a depletion of Bacteroides before developing eczema. Acute Myeloid Leukemia Treatment Specificity Enhanced With Stem Cell Editing A study in Nature suggests epitope editing in donor stem cells prior to bone marrow transplants can stave off toxicity when targeting acute myeloid leukemia with immunotherapy.