blood testing Fujifilm, Helio Health Collaborate on Blood-Based Liver Cancer Test Under the agreement, Helio Health's DNA methylation and biomarker-based blood test technology will be used with Fujifilm's μTASWako i30 immunoanalyzer. Baebies Awarded up to $11.6M in CARB-X Funding for Neonatal Sepsis Test The rapid, point-of-care test is being developed to run on the Durham, North Carolina-based company's Finder digital microfluidics instrument. OncoDNA, Institut Curie Partner on Liquid Biopsy Research in Head and Neck Cancer The French cancer center will use OncoDNA's blood-based next-generation sequencing test, OncoFollow, in its ongoing SCANDARE study. GoodCell Raises $17.9M for Analytics Technology, Personal Biobanking With the new funding, the informatics and small-panel genetic testing firm looks to expand its IT capabilities and offer new DTC screening tests. Early-Onset Preeclampsia Risk Reflected in Circulating Maternal Transcripts Using exome-enriched RNA sequencing and machine learning, researchers tracked down a set of circulating maternal transcripts for predicting severe early-onset preeclampsia. Apr 22, 2020 Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Risk Prediction Appears to Improve With Genetic, Biomarker Data Mar 3, 2020 DxTerity Gets CE Mark for At-Home Blood Sample Collection Device Jan 13, 2020 Adaptive Biotechnologies, Genentech Partner on MRD Testing in Venetoclax Clinical Trial Sep 11, 2019 OncoCell MDx Raises $22.2M in Series B Funding Round Apr 23, 2019 Blood Protein Signature Reported for Severe Diabetic Kidney Disease Apr 15, 2019 Maternal Cancer Detection From Noninvasive Prenatal Screening Results Improved by Algorithm Apr 12, 2019 OncoCell Targets Cancer Prognostic Space With Phagocyte-Based Collection Technology Premium Nov 20, 2018 EZLife, UCLA Team Aim to Expand EGFR Lung Cancer Assay Into RUO Offering Premium Oct 12, 2018 Researchers Uncover Three New Biomarkers of Active Tuberculosis Aug 7, 2018 Bio-Rad Q2 Revenues Jump 14 Percent Aug 2, 2018 Study Lays Path for Development of Epiontis' PCR-Based Cell-Counting Tests Premium Jun 26, 2018 Liver Disease in Obese Women Linked to Gut Microbes, Metabolites May 18, 2018 MedSeq Project Yields Algorithm for Extensive Blood Typing May 7, 2018 San Diego Blood Bank Taps Seqster for Data Storage, Sharing Mar 29, 2018 Geisinger PheWAS Uncovers SNPs Associated With Diverse Diseases, Clinical Measurements Oct 6, 2017 FDA Approves Roche Zika Virus Assay for Blood Donation Screening Sep 21, 2017 DxTerity, City of Hope Partner to Develop Blood Test for Radiation Therapy Response Jun 16, 2017 Study Shows Potential of Thermo Fisher OpenArray qPCR Platform in Multiplexed Blood Screening Premium Sep 29, 2016 FDA Expands Label for Roche Cobas EGFR Companion Diagnostic Aug 26, 2016 FDA Revises Zika Testing Guidelines for Blood Donations Load More Breaking News Sequencing Study Uncovers MERS-Related Coronavirus in Swiss Bats Angstrom Bio Raises $3M in Private Financing Eagle Biosciences, Genetic Analysis Ink Distribution Agreement for Gut Microbiota Test Centogene Q1 Revenues Grow More Than Fivefold Driven by COVID-19 Testing Epizyme Partnering With Quest Diagnostics for Lymphoma Mutation Testing Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel The Scan CDC Calls Delta "Variant of Concern" CNN reports the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now considers the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 to be a "variant of concern." From FDA to Venture Capital Former FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn is taking a position at a venture capital firm, leading some ethicists to raise eyebrows, according to the Washington Post. Consent Questions Nature News writes that there are questions whether informed consent was obtained for some submissions to a database of Y-chromosome profiles. Cell Studies on Multimodal Single-Cell Analysis, Coronaviruses in Bats, Urban Microbiomes In Cell this week: approach to analyze multimodal single-cell genomic data, analysis of bat coronaviruses, and more.