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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In a genomic study of the childhood cancer acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a St. Jude Children's Research Hospital-led team participating in the Pediatric Cancer Genome Project has tracked down recurrent alterations that may be susceptible to tyrosine kinase inhibitors.

SAN DIEGO — St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is developing a clinical sequencing pipeline in which it plans to enroll every incoming pediatric oncology patient. James Downing, scientific director of St.

Nashville, Tenn.-based Insight Genetics said this week that it has launched Insight Molecular Labs, a CLIA-certified laboratory.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A study in Nature Genetics suggests inherited variants in a gene called GATA3 can dial up children's risk of developing an especially aggressive form of pediatric acu

Insight Genetics this week announced an exclusive, worldwide licensing deal with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for a genetic test to improve donor matching in bone marrow transplants.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Insight Genetics today announced an exclusive, worldwide licensing deal with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for a genetic test to improve donor matching in bone marrow transplants.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Inherited genetic variants — including some found at variable frequencies in different human populations — can significantly bump up an individual's risk of developing acute lymphoblastic leukemia, according to a multi-population genome-wide association study out last

The Association for Molecular Pathology's annual meeting, held last week in Long Beach, Calif., focused strongly on next-generation sequencing and its implementation in the clinic, especially for diagnosing, monitoring, and tailoring treatments for cancer.

Insight Genetics has been awarded a contract from the National Cancer Institute worth nearly $1.5 million to begin clinical testing of its qPCR-based assay for ALK mutations in lung cancer.

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Newsweek discusses the privacy issues raised by digital medicine.

A group of statisticians wants to eliminate researchers' reliance on 'statistical significance,' according to NPR.

In Nature this week: genetic analysis of Anatolian farmers, cotton genome analysis, and more.

Matt Hancock, the UK health secretary, is calling for the swift rollout of predictive genetic tests, the Guardian reports.