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IDbyDNA: Adrian Egli, Tamara Feldblyum, Karl Voelkderding, Christopher Woods, Stephen Young

IDbyDNA has made several appointments to its scientific advisory board. Joining the board are Adrian Egli, head of clinical bacteriology and mycology at University Hospital Basel, Switzerland; Tamara Feldblyum, former branch chief in the Division of Microbiology Devices at the US Food and Drug Administration's Center for Devices and Radiological Health Office of In Vitro Diagnostics and Radiological Health; Karl Voelkerding, an expert in genomics and a member of the College of American Pathologists and the Association for Molecular Pathology; Christopher Woods, executive director of the Hubert-Yeargan Center for Global Health and professor of medicine and pathology at Duke University; and Stephen Young, director of research and clinical trials at TriCore Reference Laboratory.

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Study Reveals New Details About Genetics of Major Cause of Female Infertility

Researchers in Nature Medicine conducted a whole-exome sequencing study of mote than a thousand patients with premature ovarian insufficiency.

Circulating Tumor DNA Shows Potential as Biomarker in Rare Childhood Cancer

A study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology has found that circulating tumor DNA levels in rhabdomyosarcoma may serve as a biomarker for prognosis.

Study Recommends Cancer Screening for Dogs Beginning Age Seven, Depending on Breed

PetDx researchers report in PLOS One that annual cancer screening for dogs should begin by age seven.

White-Tailed Deer Harbor SARS-CoV-2 Variants No Longer Infecting Humans, Study Finds

A new study in PNAS has found that white-tailed deer could act as a reservoir of SARS-CoV-2 variants no longer found among humans.