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A Lund University-led team developed two methylation risk scores to predict which patients would or would not respond to treatment and experience side effects.

Methylation profiles of more than 23,000 individuals uncovered thousands of epivariations, including some affecting Mendelian disease genes.

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In its IPO prospectus, the company shared plans to broaden the use of its methylation technology from cancer screening to diagnostics and residual disease monitoring.

The goal of the project is to build a liquid biopsy-based early detection technology platform and develop tests for lung and digestive system cancers.

The company said proceeds will accelerate the ongoing FDA registrational study of its blood-based colorectal cancer screening test and further its extended pipeline.

In Genome Biology this week: software tools to spot methylation patterns, proteome-wide association study approach, and more.

While a subset of metastatic castration-resistant tumors was marked by enhanced methylation, the analysis also pointed to recurrently hypomethylated regions.

Dogs age more rapidly in their early years but then age more slowly later on, a DNA methylome analysis found, changing how dogs' ages are translated to human ages.

The company recently presented results from its Aurora assay for multi-cancer screening and plans to launch a $100 test for the US and Chinese markets.

Investigators reported that methylation profiling could distinguish brain cancer subtypes and could detect kidney cancer with striking sensitivity in early experiments.

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Two COVID-19 vaccine developers have released their trial protocols to build public trust, the New York Times reports.

A new analysis finds the rapid COVID-19 test from DnaNudge to be highly accurate, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: global citizens' assembly on genome-editing technologies proposed, epigenetic markers predict metformin response, and more.

According to the Verge, many US states are not including positive results from rapid COVID-19 testing in their case numbers.