microbiome Microbiome Research Firm Biohm Raises $7.5M in Private Round The company offers a range of direct-to-consumer products, including a gut microbiome test kit, and partners with other businesses on product development. Study Traces Maternal Impacts on Developing Infant Gut Microbe, Metabolite Features Researchers identified horizontal gene transfer between maternal and infant microbiomes, as well as other factors contributing to infant gut microbiome development. MicroGenDx, Evvy Partner for Metagenomic Sequencing-Based Vaginal Microbiome Test Startup Evvy initially launched the metagenomic test last year and is now relaunching it in collaboration with MicroGenDx. Gut Microbiome Characteristics Tied to Depressive Symptoms in New Studies Researchers profiled gut microbial community patterns in antidepressant-free individuals, identifying features linked to depressive symptoms. Ancient Human Dietary Changes Detected Using Plaque Microbe Analyses Oral microbiome community and functional changes were found in plaque samples from Paleolithic, Neolithic, and Copper Age individuals, reflecting lifestyle and dietary shifts. Nov 7, 2022 Norway MDx Firm Genetic Analysis Adds European Distributor Oct 31, 2022 Eagle Genomics Raises $20M in Private Funding Round Oct 19, 2022 NIST Analysis Discovers Sample Processing Bias in Metagenomic Wastewater Surveillance Premium Oct 18, 2022 Viome Life Sciences Raises $67M in Series C Financing Oct 17, 2022 Clinical Microbiomics Acquires Metabolomics Firm MS-Omics Oct 11, 2022 Danish Firm Clinical Microbiomics Raises €10M in VC Funding Oct 11, 2022 Human Plasma Metabolome Shaped by Genetics, Diet, Gut Microbiome Sep 15, 2022 Gut Microbiome Strains Evolved Along With Humans Sep 15, 2022 Gut Microbiome in Multiple Sclerosis Varies by Disease Course, Treatment Approach Jun 29, 2022 Sequential Skin Nabs $500K UK Grant to Study Skin Microbiome in Atopic Dermatitis Jun 28, 2022 Boehringer Ingelheim, BiomX Embark on New Inflammatory Bowel Disease Biomarker Discovery Project Jun 21, 2022 Variants Linked to Microbiome Traits Implicated in Range of Traits, Conditions Jun 10, 2022 Study Follows Infant Gut Microbiome Development in Nonindustrialized Hunter-Gatherer Population Jun 8, 2022 Microbiome, Metabolite Features Can ID People Who May Develop Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease May 26, 2022 Ancient Genome Sequence Provides Look at Ancestry for Individual Who Perished at Pompeii May 26, 2022 Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant Outcomes Improve With Diverse Gut Microbes, Immune Cells Apr 20, 2022 Proof-of-Principle Study Points to Possibility of Monitoring Pediatric ALL With Plasma Samples Apr 8, 2022 Non-Western Populations Underrepresented in Microbiome Databases; Partnerships Could Boost Numbers Premium Mar 14, 2022 Viome Life Sciences Prepares Clinical Study of Microbial Transcriptome Test in Oral, Throat Cancer Premium Mar 9, 2022 Gut Microbiome Shifts in Pancreatic Cancer Patients Point to Predictive Potential Load More Breaking News Cancer Prognoses Informed by Module-Based Approach, Study Finds People in the News at Illumina, Centogene, BioSkryb New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, BD, Analytik Jena, BioMérieux Genetic Technologies to Raise A$5M in Direct Stock Offering In Brief This Week: SD Biosensors, Meridian, Oncocyte, Opko Health, GeneDx, More The Scan Study Reveals New Details About Genetics of Major Cause of Female Infertility Researchers in Nature Medicine conducted a whole-exome sequencing study of mote than a thousand patients with premature ovarian insufficiency. Circulating Tumor DNA Shows Potential as Biomarker in Rare Childhood Cancer A study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology has found that circulating tumor DNA levels in rhabdomyosarcoma may serve as a biomarker for prognosis. Study Recommends Cancer Screening for Dogs Beginning Age Seven, Depending on Breed PetDx researchers report in PLOS One that annual cancer screening for dogs should begin by age seven. White-Tailed Deer Harbor SARS-CoV-2 Variants No Longer Infecting Humans, Study Finds A new study in PNAS has found that white-tailed deer could act as a reservoir of SARS-CoV-2 variants no longer found among humans.