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The firm reported quarterly revenues of $8.4 million and large increases in the number of billable tests delivered in the quarter and over the full year.

The funding, part of a larger initiative by Genome Canada, will support two studies in British Columbia that will evaluate genomics in healthcare.

The company trimmed its net loss fell by three-fourths to $11.8 million in the quarter as it continues to rein in costs.

The high-throughput S2000 sequencer is the second instrument Genetron Health has received NMPA approval for, following the S5 benchtop instrument last year.

Clinical sequencing consumables revenues grew 20 percent year over year and accounted for just over 40 percent of total consumables shipments in 2019.

The firm's whole-genome amplification chemistry may help researchers better understand cancer heterogeneity, even between cells.

Illumina said the NextSeq 2000 and NextSeq 1000 reduce run costs by up to 50 percent, compared to the NextSeq 550 model, while increasing the data output.

Palmetto has expanded coverage of the ClonoSeq assay to include monitoring MRD testing for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL.)

Two recent CRISPR-Cas9 viability screens in cancer cell lines were concordant across multiple metrics despite significant differences in experimental protocols.

Palmetto has expanded the local coverage determination for the Guardant360 liquid biopsy assay to be used with the majority of advanced solid tumors.

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Howard Hughes Medical Institute will be requiring its researchers to publish their work so it is immediately accessible to the public, ScienceInsider writes.

The Huffington Post reports that Francis Collins, the director of the US National Institutes of Health, has urged Americans to recommit to reason.

About 150 million rapid coronavirus tests purchased by the US federal government are to be distributed to nursing homes, colleges, and the states, according to the New York Times.

In Nature this week: multi-omic analysis of Alzheimer's disease brain samples, de novo assembly of a diploid potato, and more.