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.
CBS This Morning highlights recent Medicare fraud involving offers of genetic testing.
Researchers find that many cancer drugs in development don't work quite how their developers thought they did, as Discover's D-brief blog reports.
Mariya Gabriel, a Bulgarian politician, is to be the next European Union research commissioner, according to Science.
In Science this week: a survey indicates that US adults are more likely to support the agricultural use of gene drives if they target non-native species and if they are limited, and more.