Tufts HHS, Cohen Foundation Award $1M to Lyme Disease Dx Research Projects The funding is being provided to 10 groups through the LymeX Diagnostics Prize initiative, which was launched in late 2020 by theHHS- and Cohen Foundation-backed Lyme Innovation Accelerator. Healthy Human Tissues Often Express Retrovirus Sequences, Study Finds Investigators saw HERV gene expression in a wide range of normal tissue samples, with levels varying by tissue type and between individuals. NIH Earmarks $170M for All of Us Program's Personalized Nutrition Study The project will use genomic and other health data from All of Us Research Program participants to study factors that can inform personalized nutrition recommendations. 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. Aug 9, 2016 Policy Changes Needed to Prevent Disparities in Genetically Based Medicine Jun 3, 2016 Metabolon Inks Development Deal for Chronic Kidney Disease Dx Mar 7, 2016 Lipid Nanoparticles Enable In Vivo Delivery of Genome-Editing Proteins Premium 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 Load More Breaking News Long COVID Clues Found in Acute SARS-CoV-2 Infection Blood Samples People in the News at Roche, Mammoth Biosciences, NeoGenomics, Molecular Assemblies, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Thermo Fisher, Element Biosciences, Dante Genomics, More Tesis Biosciences to Develop miRNA Biomarkers for mTBI Diagnosis In Brief This Week: Danaher, Lucira Health, Novacyt, Molecular Devices The Scan Cell Atlas of Human Lung Development Gives View of Developing Airway Researchers have generated a cell atlas of human lung development, which they report in Cell. Study Finds Costs of Genome Sequencing May Limit Utility in Routine Care Researchers report in the European Journal of Human Genetics that genome sequencing for rare disease diagnoses currently has similar benefits as less expensive exome analysis. Study Suggests Nursing Mother's Diet Can Impact Offspring's Gut Microbiome A new Cell Host and Microbe paper finds that mice whose mothers were fed a low-fiber diet during nursing experience lasting microbiota dysbiosis and increased obesity. Study Links Genetic Risk for ADHD With Alzheimer's Disease A higher polygenic risk score for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is also linked to cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease, a new study in Molecular Psychiatry finds.