patient stratification Genosity Inks Deal With Gemini Therapeutics to Develop Assay for AMD Clinical Trial Patient Selection The assay will be used to select patients for enrollment in a Phase IIa study of Gemini Therapeutics' dry age-related macular degeneration drug GEM103. PrecisionLife Pivots to In Silico Target Validation, COVID-19 Drug Repurposing Premium British bioinformatics firm PrecisionLife has mined the UK Biobank to identify genetic risk factors for late-stage COVID-19 patients developing sepsis. Novogene, Chipscreen Ink CDx Development Deal Chipscreen is developing a small molecule inhibitor of key serine-threonine kinases involved in tumor angiogenesis, cell mitosis, and microenvironment inflammation. Thermo Fisher, Genome Canada Ink C$6M Collaboration on Cancer NGS Assays The assays will combine genomic and gene expression analyses to better understand driver mutations in prostate, breast, and pancreatic cancers. Academic, Community, and Health System Hospitals Face Unique Hurdles Implementing Precision Medicine Premium Experts discussed the benefits and challenges of implementing precision medicine protocols for oncology patients at this week's Tri-Conference meeting Jun 5, 2018 Philips Introduces OncoSignal Service for Cancer Pathway Signal Analysis Premium Mar 6, 2018 Higi, Interpreta Partnership Merges Genomics With Self-Service Consumer Health Premium May 3, 2017 Cytox Plans US Clinical Launch for Early-Stage Alzheimer's Test While Courting Pharma Partners Premium Apr 18, 2017 SkylineDx Develops Tool to Predict Cancer Therapies Based on Genomic Data Premium Mar 2, 2017 New Model Predicts Crohn's Disease Complications Dec 14, 2016 Goldfinch Bio Launches With $55M Series A Round, Targets Kidney Diseases Oct 11, 2016 Model Predicts Breast Cancer Patients Getting Additional Information from Oncotype DX Testing Mar 10, 2015 14M Genomics, EORTC Collaborate on Genomic Profiling for Cancer Clinical Trials Dec 16, 2014 14M Genomics Secures £12.5M Equity Financing for Oncology Dx Sep 12, 2013 Cedars-Sinai Lands Avon Funds for Breast Cancer MicroRNA Study Apr 23, 2013 Life Tech Participating in Scottish Stratified Medicine Initiative Mar 13, 2013 Atossa Inks Deal with PPO for Breast Cancer Tests Oct 24, 2012 Study Finds Dopamine Gene Variant Predictive of Placebo Response in IBS Patients Premium Apr 25, 2012 Canada's PROOF Center to Develop Risk Stratification Test to Personalize COPD Treatment Premium Feb 22, 2012 Dual Study First to Suggest Genetic Basis for Personalized Adjunctive Tuberculosis Treatment Premium Feb 15, 2012 Genome BC Funds $9.8M Project to Identify Subgroups in Medulloblastoma for Personalized Treatment Premium Breaking News Children With Autism May Have Underdeveloped Gut Microbiomes, Metagenomic Analysis Finds Kiromic BioPharma Acquires InSilico Solutions Bio-Rad Laboratories, 10x Genomics Settle IP Lawsuits, Sign Global Cross-Licensing Agreement Scope Fluidics Obtains CE Mark for PCR-Based SARS-CoV-2 Panel MeMed COVID-19 Prognostic Test Receives CE Mark ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR IP to Japan SLC The Scan Dropped Charges The US Justice Department has dropped visa fraud charges against five Chinese researchers, according to the Wall Street Journal. More Kids The Associated Press says Moderna is expanding its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine study to included additional children and may include even younger children. PNAS Papers on Rat Clues to Human Migration, Thyroid Cancer, PolyG-DS In PNAS this week: ancient rat genome analysis gives hints to human migrations, WDR77 gene mutations in thyroid cancer, and more. Purnell Choppin Dies Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.