Weill Cornell Sophia Genetics Touts Informatics Deals With Weill Cornell, Agilent, Dasa Premium Fresh off its July IPO, the Swiss-American company is expanding its technological and geographical footprints with a series of collaborations and partnerships. Breast Cancer Genetic Risk Modified by Corticosteroid Use Some women with an elevated genetic risk of breast cancer, as gauged by a polygenic risk score, might further increase their risk if they also take corticosteroids. Weill Cornell Medicine Launches $1.5B Program to Advance Medical Research The funding will be used in part for a precision medicine program that will use genomics, data science, and other technologies to evaluate individual drivers of disease. Imaging Mass Cytometry Study Reveals Immune Processes Involved in Severe COVID-19 The study's finding suggest that over-stimulation of the complement pathway along with non-specific targeting of lung tissue contribute to death from the virus. New York Study Aims to Assess Utility of Clinical Whole-Genome Sequencing Across Diseases Premium Over the next year or so, the investigators plan to sequence the genomes of 3,000 patients with cancer, heart disease, diabetes, or neurological disorders. Dec 16, 2020 Dental Plaque Microbes Genetically More Similar to Those of Soil Than Nearby Tongue Dec 3, 2020 Illumina, New York Healthcare Providers, NYGC Partner on Clinical Whole-Genome Sequencing Nov 25, 2020 Molecular Changes Wrought by Spaceflight Explored in Newly Published Studies Oct 1, 2020 Algorithm Uncovers New Complex Rearrangement Classes in Cancer Genomes Sep 9, 2020 NYGC Initiative Receives up to $2.1M for Cancer Studies in Ethnic Minorities Aug 28, 2020 XPrize Competition Hopes to Encourage 'Frequent, Fast, Cheap, and Easy' COVID-19 Testing Premium Aug 13, 2020 Weill Cornell Using $1.5M NIH Grant to Predict Severity of COVID-19 Cases Premium Aug 11, 2020 NanoString Launches NGS Readout for Spatial Transcriptomics, Partners With Illumina on Informatics Premium Jun 12, 2020 Liquid Biopsy Startup C2i Genomics to Launch International Validation Trials for MRD Detection Tech Premium Jun 11, 2020 Sync for Genes Demonstrates Potential of Sharing Discrete Clinical Genomics Data Premium May 5, 2020 CareDx, Weill Cornell Codeveloping Kidney Transplant Rejection Test Apr 9, 2020 Coronavirus Entered New York City Mainly From Europe, Genomic Studies Suggest Jan 24, 2020 New Method Captures Higher-Order Chromatin Contacts With Nanopore Sequencing Premium Dec 19, 2019 Combining Lymphoma Molecular Profiles, Microenvironment Signatures May Improve Prognosis Premium Nov 4, 2019 New $22M Study to Use Sequencing, Proteomics to Investigate Pulmonary Fibrosis Oct 15, 2019 Dart-seq Leads New Methods to Sequence Transcriptome Methylation Patterns Premium Sep 3, 2019 Molecular Aging Initiative to Profile Clonal Hematopoiesis Consequences in Patient Populations Premium Aug 1, 2019 Single-Cell Method Could Eliminate Need for Mouse Models to Study Cancer Treatment Resistance Premium Jul 24, 2019 Gray Foundation Awards $25M in Cancer Research Grants Jun 25, 2019 Consortium Sets Out to Bring Precision Medicine Approaches to Very Rare Cancers in NY Premium Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.