The company plans to develop tests for prostate cancer risk assessment, prostate cancer screening, and breast cancer screening.
An international research team studied how genetic factors control immune cell response to pathogens in healthy individuals.
Researchers hope to advance the technology to support an assay to help personalize oral cancer treatment by avoiding the development of mucositis.
The team showed the approach could successfully monitor cytokines in infants after heart surgery, and is involved now in a larger clinical study expanding this research.
This article has been updated from an earlier version with additional comments from Eliot Lurier.
By Turna Ray
Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.
The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.
In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.
The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.