This finding has the potential to expand the current utility of the panel to identify an important subgroup of people who would benefit from less treatment, the firm said.
The UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center has installed GenomOncology's GO Clinical Workbench to support the institution's UCSF500 NGS panel.
A metagenomic test of spinal fluid found that a man's encephalitis was due to a tapeworm, Scientific American reports.
A nursing professor got her genome sequenced to see whether her students would be ready for patients with such results, CBS SF reports.
In Nature this week: 90 ancient Egyptian mitochondrial genomes analyzed, and more.
The PAM50 breast cancer classifier successfully split prostate cancer samples into luminal and basal subtypes with ties to patient outcomes and treatment response.
The researchers uncovered four Tourette disorder risk genes through exome sequencing of parent-child trios, and estimated there could be hundreds more.
Parental smoking linked to deletions observed among children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, CBS News reports.
Specialized single-cell "cores" are popping up to help scientists get the most out of new technologies.
In PLOS this week: analysis of viral sequences from human blood samples, gut microbiomes of heart failure patients, and more.
The New York City Police Department will be removing DNA profiles from a local database if they are from people who were never convicted of a crime, the New York Times reports.
Science reports that accusations of sexual assault against a microbiome researcher has also led to questions about his academic certifications.
Wired reports that researchers are analyzing the DNA fish leave behind in water to study their populations.
In Science this week: comprehensive cellular map of the human thymus, evidence of admixture between the ancestors of Neanderthals and Denisovan and a 'superarchaic' population.