telomeres Genomic Vision Aims to Enable Biomarker Discovery With New Telomere Length Measuring Service Premium The new TeloSizer service from Genomic Vision uses molecular combing to offer quantitative telomere length assessments. PNAS Papers on Inflammatory Bowel Disease Telomeres, Mosquito MicroRNAs, More In PNAS this week: altered telomere function in IBD, microRNA regulation in the dengue virus vector Aedes aegypti, and more. PNAS Papers on Ultrarare Hearing Loss Variants, Telomeres with Human Herpesvirus Integration, More In PNAS this week: ultrarare variants contribute to aging-related hearing loss, telomeres of cells infected with herpesvirus, and more. Singapore Team Develops Digital Real-Time PCR Method to Measure Telomeres The assay, called the single telomere absolute-length rapid (STAR) assay, uses Fluidigm microfluidic chips and was found to be accurate and sensitive. Telo Genomics, Mayo Clinic Collaborate on Multiple Myeloma Clinical Studies The first phase of the study to evaluate Telo Genomics' telomere analytics as a prognostic solution for multiple myeloma is expected to launch in Q1 2020. Mar 28, 2018 3D Signatures, MDxHealth to Evaluate Prostate Cancer Test Nov 15, 2017 Rare Mutation Found Among Amish Population Protects Against Some Effects of Aging Apr 27, 2017 3D Signatures Prepares to Launch First Test Using Unique Telomere-Based Method Premium Jan 30, 2017 Telomere Length Linked to Genomic Alterations in 31 Cancers Apr 13, 2015 Exome Sequencing Study Links Variants in Two Genes to Familial Pulmonary Fibrosis Apr 18, 2013 Bio-Rad, UCSF Lab Develop Droplet Digital PCR Assay for Telomerase Activity Premium Nov 29, 2012 Telome Health Prepares for Q1 2013 Launch of qPCR-Based Telomere Length Test Premium Aug 3, 2011 Kaiser/UCSF Genotype-Phenotype Data on 100K Patients Will Be Free for NIH-funded Research Premium Mar 31, 2011 NHLBI, Qiagen Team Optimizes, Automates qPCR-Based Telomere-Measurement Assay Premium Mar 24, 2011 Telome Health Launches with qPCR-Based Tool for Measuring Telomere Length Premium Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.