array CGH Arcedi Biotech Introduces NIPT Analyzing DNA From Rare Fetal Cells in Maternal Blood Premium The company is positioning the blood-based test as an alternative to invasive chorionic villus sampling, the current standard in Denmark. Array Genomics Sets Out to Build Business for Bladder Cancer Test Premium The British molecular diagnostics company received a CE-IVD mark for the assay, called BCA-1, in June, and launched the test in October. Kidney Transplant Rejection Linked to New Mismatch Locus A LIMS1 gene variant appeared to coincide with increased risk of allograft rejection in kidney transplant recipients. Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Mutations, Subtypes Profiled in Chinese Patients Genomic and transcriptomic data for almost 500 triple-negative breast cancer cases revealed four expression subtypes and suspected treatment targets. Japanese Study Finds Shared CNVs in Schizophrenia, Autism An analysis on thousands of Japanese individuals with autism spectrum disorder or schizophrenia uncovered shared pathways and an abundance of rare exonic copy number variants. Jul 13, 2018 Copy Number Profiles Point to Possible Prognostic Alterations in Liver Cancer Metastases May 21, 2018 Study Highlights HeLa Cell Heterogeneity Premium Mar 2, 2018 Mosaic Maternal Fragile Site Expansion Adds to List of Variants Causing False-Positive NIPT Results Nov 13, 2017 Genomic Signatures Offer Insights Into Non-Invasive Bladder Cancer Nov 1, 2017 Study Highlights Molecular Changes in Tumor-Neighboring Tissue in Breast Cancer Patients Oct 30, 2017 Arcedi Biotech Readying Cell-Based NIPT for Commercialization as Clinical Studies Continue Premium Jul 19, 2017 NanoVelcro Microchips Can Capture Fetal Cells from Maternal Blood for Prenatal Genetic Testing Premium May 31, 2017 Sysmex to Acquire Oxford Gene Technology Aug 28, 2015 Study Compares CGH Microarray Analysis to Karyotyping, FISH in Diagnosis of Hematological Cancer Premium Feb 3, 2015 For PGS Market Entry, Agilent Draws on Dubai IVF Clinic Partnership, New 16-Plex Array Format Premium Jan 8, 2015 CNV Analysis Unearths Compound Gene Mutations Behind Congenital Scoliosis Dec 24, 2014 UK's Deciphering Developmental Disorders Study IDs 12 New Disease Genes by Genotype-driven Approach Dec 2, 2014 Belgian Team Identifies Marker Associated with Triple Negative Breast Cancers Using Array CGH Premium Nov 10, 2014 In PGD Study, qPCR Largely Concordant with Array CGH, but May Yield Fewer False Positives Premium Jul 31, 2014 Study Links Subset of Rare Genomic Disorders to Low-level Somatic Mosaicism in Parents Jul 30, 2014 Circulating Tumor Cells Seen in Subset of Glioblastoma Multiforme Brain Cancer Cases Mar 19, 2014 Immune Gene Study Uncovers Cytokine Alterations Associated with Colorectal Cancer Progression Feb 28, 2014 Exome Sequencing Study Narrows in on New Cushing's Syndrome Gene Culprit Nov 12, 2013 Agilent, Baylor Collaborate on Customized CGH Microarrays Dec 12, 2012 Study Tests Prenatal Sequencing to Diagnose Fetuses with Apparently Balanced Translocations Premium Load More Breaking News People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorization for Northeastern University SARS-CoV-2 Test FDA Revises SARS-CoV-2 Test Emergency Use Authorization Requirements to Account for Variants Geisinger Wins $5M NIH Grant to Develop Point-of-Care Genetic Diagnostic Tool The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.