Tufts Tufts Medical Center, Collaborators Win $8M NIH Grant to Study NGS in Newborns The groups will conduct a study evaluating the benefits of targeted next-generation sequencing in the diagnosis and care of infants with genetic disorders. Upfront Flu Immunoassay Yields Lab Savings on Syndromic Respiratory Panels During Flu Season, Study Says Premium Using an immunoassay as an initial screening tool saved approximately $36,000 over multiplex PCR panel use alone when performed in a period of high flu prevalence. Policy Changes Needed to Prevent Disparities in Genetically Based Medicine Tufts scientists and their colleagues called for steps to ensure that disadvantaged groups benefit from genetically based diagnoses and treatments. Metabolon Inks Development Deal for Chronic Kidney Disease Dx Metabolon will work with Johns Hopkins University and Tufts Medical Center to develop and clinically validate the new blood-based diagnostic. Lipid Nanoparticles Enable In Vivo Delivery of Genome-Editing Proteins Premium Scientists from Tufts and Harvard can efficiently deliver Cas9 to human cells with a lipid nanoparticle technology, setting the stage for in vivo delivery. Feb 16, 2016 New Study Shows Single-Cell Proteomic Possibilities for Quanterix's Simoa Technology Premium Sep 17, 2015 MDxHealth Signs Coverage Agreement With Tufts Health Plan Jul 14, 2015 In Tufts Study, 10 Cancer Cases Found Among 125K Illumina NIPT Customers Premium May 20, 2015 Pharma's Personalized Medicine Investment Remains Steady; Science a Major Hurdle, Tufts Report Shows Premium Feb 20, 2015 Researchers Develop Simoa-based Assay for Dengue Fever Host Immune Response Feb 2, 2015 Study Shows Preemies' Oral Feeding Readiness Predicted By Salivary Biomarkers Premium Jun 3, 2014 Study Compares Ability of Expression Arrays, RNA-seq to Profile Cell-free Fetal RNA Transcriptome Premium Jan 13, 2014 Good Start Signs Coverage Agreement with Tufts Health for NGS Carrier Screening Test Jul 23, 2013 IP Roundup: Sony, Cornell, Quest, ISB, NuGen, Tufts, Affymetrix, Life Bioscience Premium Jun 25, 2013 Thermo Fisher to Collaborate with Newman-Lakka on Protein Biomarkers for Cancer Jun 11, 2013 IP Roundup: Affymetrix, Illumina, Tufts, Rosetta Genomics, University of Michigan, Roche Premium Apr 23, 2013 IP Roundup: Matrix Sensors, Geneasys, Tufts, Affymetrix, LLNL, U of California, Ventana Medical Systems Premium Dec 13, 2012 Study Outlines Genetic Screening Strategy for Host-Pathogen Interaction Networks Aug 6, 2012 Tufts Health Plan to Cover Sequenom's MaterniT21, Pathwork's Tissue of Origin Tests Jul 6, 2012 Researcher Outlines Clinical Challenges with New Genomic Prenatal Dx Technologies Nov 1, 2011 Tufts Nets $6.6M DoD Breast Cancer Biomarkers Grant Oct 4, 2011 IP Roundup: Oct 4, 2011 Premium Sep 14, 2011 Parthys, Tufts Developing Informatics Resource for Neuroscience Genomics Aug 11, 2011 Tufts Researchers Show that Fetal Gene Expression Testing Method is a SNAP Premium Jul 20, 2011 Tufts Says Weak Outcomes Data, Payor Diffidence on MDx Have Slowed the Growth of Personalized Medicine Premium Load More Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.