At the Precision Medicine World Conference, Invitae executives noted that early experience in the genetic screening pilot found more people received positive results than previously expected.
The team hopes to commercialize the technology by producing cost-effective tests to rapidly diagnose common upper respiratory viral pathogens.
The agency is excluding certain advanced diagnostic lab tests and molecular pathology tests from a billing regulation that created administrative headaches for many labs.
The British molecular genetics company recently announced a menu update for its SureSeq myPanel NGS Custom Cancer Panel offering.
Angsana will support a Phase 2 basket trial for a tyrosine kinase inhibitor that targets tumors harboring TRK, ROS1, and ALK fusions.
The company is preparing a blood-based test for early-stage pancreatic cancer that it hopes to have on the market by 2019.
The company's new blood-based test is the first clinical test offering that the company will be offering at its New York-based CLIA laboratory.
N-of-One will identify the most relevant therapeutic options for each patient tested with Admera's 64-gene oncology panel.
Full-year revenues fell 22 percent, which the company said was due to a decrease in the number of kits being returned for processing.
The company's recent experience demonstrates the impasse between genetic test developers and payors about the types of clinical evidence needed for coverage.
An artificial intelligence-based analysis suggests a third group of ancient hominins likely interbred with human ancestors, according to Popular Mechanics.
In Science this week: reduction in bee phylogenetic diversity, and more.
The New York Times Magazine looks into paleogenomics and how it is revising what's know about human history, but also possibly ignoring lessons learned by archaeologists.
The Economist reports on Synthorx's efforts to use expanded DNA bases they generated to develop a new cancer drug.