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With the new funding, the informatics and small-panel genetic testing firm looks to expand its IT capabilities and offer new DTC screening tests.

Using exome-enriched RNA sequencing and machine learning, researchers tracked down a set of circulating maternal transcripts for predicting severe early-onset preeclampsia.

A more accurate, integrated risk model for pancreatic cancer included not only clinical risk factors, but also blood markers and pancreatic cancer loci from genome-wide association studies.

The device is designed to stabilize RNA and DNA from fingerstick blood at room temperature for up to two weeks so that it can be mailed to a lab for analysis.

Genentech will use Adaptive's ClonoSeq assay for MRD testing in a CLL study. Adaptive will receive upfront and sample testing payments of undisclosed amounts.

The Royal Oak, Michigan-based startup will use the funding to support development and commercialization of its pan-disease diagnostic testing platform. 

Investigators identified a set of inflammatory proteins that appears to coincide with current and future risk of end-stage renal disease in individuals with diabetes.

A Chinese study involving NIPS data from almost two million pregnant women found that a new bioinformatic approach improves the detection of cancer.

OncoCell aims to enter the cancer prognostic space with its noninvasive immuno-genomics RNA transcriptomics prognostic platform to help differentiate patients with aggressive forms of prostate cancer from patients with indolent disease.

The partners will use a $5M NCI grant to add seven biomarkers to an EGFR electrochemical assay for non-small-cell lung-carcinoma.

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Reuters reports that Germany is seeking to sequence 5 percent of patient samples that test positive for SARS-CoV-2.

23andMe and Medscape say primary care physicians are increasingly more comfortable with discussing direct-to-consumer genetic testing results.

The publisher of the Science family of journals will allow some authors to place peer-reviewed versions of their papers into publicly accessible repositories.

In Science this week: analysis of genome-wide association studies of chronic kidney disease, and more.