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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

A former Synthetic Genomics attorney alleges that the firm discriminated against her and other female employees, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Due to privacy and lab certification questions, the planned giveaway of Orig3n testing kits at a Baltimore Ravens game was suspended.

Alnylam reports positive results from its phase 3 clinical trial of an RNAi-based drug, according to Stat News.

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