Researchers from Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine said sequencing has clinical utility and is cost effective.
Fabric disclosed partnerships with Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine, the Utah Genome Project, and Genomics England's 100,000 Genomes Project.
The partners will work together to develop Alexion's SmartPanel precision medicine platform for use in newborns with rare genetic disorders.
The institute recently launched rapid genome sequencing for critically ill newborns and plans to test genomic sequencing in several programs and clinical trials.
US News and World Report takes a look at genomics' role at pediatric hospitals.
The institute will use Omicia's Opal Clinical system to achieve its goal of a 24-hour turnaround time for large-scale genome testing in its intensive care units.
Edico Genome has also signed a deal for Johns Hopkins Genomics to evaluate its Dragen processor for its research and clinical sequencing needs.
The consortium is composed of six children's hospitals including Children's Hospital Los Angeles; Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego; and Children's Hospital Colorado.
The US Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines that enable some gene and cell therapies to undergo expedited review, according to the New York Times.
Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.
In Science this week: intellectual property experts argue patent battles such as the one over CRISPR are wasteful, and more.
Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.