Policy & Legislation News on government policy and legislation impacting life science and diagnostics. Not Immediately Told The US National Institutes of Health tells lawmakers that one of its grantees did not immediately report that it had developed a more infectious coronavirus, Science says. Intelligence Warning on Bioeconomy Threats US intelligence warns over China's focus on technologies and data related to the bioeconomy, the New York Times reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Guidelines for Ancient DNA Work More than two dozen researchers have developed new ethical guidelines for conducting ancient DNA research, which they present in Nature. And Cleared A UK regulator has cleared former UK Prime Minister David Cameron in concerns he should have registered as a consultant-lobbyist for his work with Illumina, according to the Financial Times. Jun 1, 2020 ACMG Offers Guidance on Incorporating Genomic Data into Electronic Health Records Apr 16, 2020 NHGRI Publishes Draft of 2020 Strategic Roadmap Apr 10, 2020 Congressional Leaders Seek Coronavirus Test Information From FDA Mar 27, 2020 NIH, CDC to Receive Billions in Additional Funding Under Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Mar 24, 2020 Researchers Establish Genetic Discrimination Observatory Mar 16, 2020 Coronavirus Testing Delays Yield New Oversight Bill, Shine Light on LDT Regulation Debate Mar 16, 2020 House Passes Bill to Cover Coronavirus Testing with Emergency Use Authorization Mar 14, 2020 Trump Administration Highlights Role of Private Sector in Effort to Increase Coronavirus Testing Mar 13, 2020 Responding to Coronavirus Test Shortage, FDA Lets NY State Health Department Authorize Assays Mar 2, 2020 Genome BC Announces C$10M to Study Clinical Genomics Implementation Feb 26, 2020 Congressional Caucus Working to Raise Personalized Medicine Awareness Among Legislators Premium Feb 21, 2020 New York Governor Plans Consortium for Alzheimer's Disease Genetic Research Feb 19, 2020 Cancer, Pathology Organizations Developing Clinical Guidelines for MMR, MSI Testing Feb 11, 2020 Genetic Counselors Medicare Payment Bill Gaining Support Despite 'Scope of Practice' Disagreement Premium Feb 10, 2020 President Trump Calls for 8 Percent Cut to NIH Budget Jan 17, 2020 Revocation of Broad Institute CRISPR Patent Upheld in Europe Jan 14, 2020 Illumina, Genomics England Ink Deal to Sequence up to 300K People Jan 9, 2020 Proteomics Beginning to Grapple With Patient Privacy Questions in Wake of Technology Advances Premium Jan 6, 2020 US Senators Introduce Law to Enable WGS Testing on Children With Rare Diseases Dec 23, 2019 President Trump Signs Spending Package Boosting NIH Budget Load More Breaking News SelfDecode Raises Over $1M in Crowdfunding Single-Cell Genomics Study Elucidates Viral, Host Factors of Human Cytomegalovirus BforCure Raises $2.3M to Adapt Rapid PCR Platform for Cancer Detection Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: 23andMe, Rady Children's, Stilla Technologies, and More Single-Cell Tumor Classifier Algorithm Unveiled at ASHG, Provides Tissue of Origin SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes The Scan Not Immediately Told The US National Institutes of Health tells lawmakers that one of its grantees did not immediately report that it had developed a more infectious coronavirus, Science says. Seems Effective in Kids The Associated Press reports that the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for children appears to be highly effective at preventing symptomatic disease. Intelligence Warning on Bioeconomy Threats US intelligence warns over China's focus on technologies and data related to the bioeconomy, the New York Times reports. PLOS Papers on Campylobacteriosis Sources, Inherited Retinal Dystrophies, Liver Cancer Prognosis In PLOS this week: approach to uncover source of Campylobacteriosis, genetic risk factors for inherited retinal dystrophies, and more.